1887

oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Afrotropical Asilidae (Diptera) 15. The genus Neolophonotus Engel, 1925. Part 4. The comatus species-group (Asilinae: Asilini)

Volume 29, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798

 

Abstract

The comatus species-group of the genus Neolophonotus, containing 117 species, is dealt with; 98 new species are descriptionbed. New species: acrolophus, aerophilia, algidus, anatolicus, annae, annettae, arboreus, argyphus, atrox, aureolocus, avus, baeoura, bigoti, boa, botswana, brendani, brunales, carnifex, chrysopylus, circus, clavulus, colubris, costatus, cristatus, currani, cymbius, cynthiae, declivicauda, destructor, diana, dolabratus, dysmicus, ellenbergeri, engeli, feijeni, fumosus, gilvipilosus, gorongoza, gravicauda, hilaryae, hobbyi, holmi, hulli, hymenotelus, iota, jubatus, kerteszi, labeonis, lacustrinus, lasius, leechi, leptostylus, leucodiadema, lindneri, loewi, loganius, longicauda, mafingaensis, malawi, margaracta, mediolocus, meiswinkeli, melanoura, membraneus, mesotopus, midas, milvus, molestus, necator, nero, nisus, nodus, notius, occidualis, oldroydi, pachystylus, penrithae, percus, pusillus, quickelbergei, ramus, raptor, rhopalotus, rudi, saxatilus, schofieldi, sicarius, sinis, spinosus, tribulosus, uncinus, variegatus, vermicularus, vincenti, walkeri, wiedemanni, xanthodasus, zigzag. New synonyms: Lophopeltis albion Curran, 1934 = Lophopeltis angola Curran, 1934; Lophopeltis arno Curran, 1934 = Dysmachus parvus Ricardo, 1920; Lophonotus incisuralis Macquart, 1838 = Asilus comatus Wiedemann, 1821; Asilus noas Walker, 1849 = Asilus aphellas Walker, 1849. New combinations: Dysmachus hirsutus Ricardo, 1920 is transferred to Neolophonotus; Lophybus melanolophus dilatus Hull, 1967 is transferred to Dasophrys. Revised status: Lophonotus erythraeanthus Hermann, 1907, previously synonymised with Asilus comatus Wiedemann, 1821, is reinstated as a valid species within the genus Neolophonotus.

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