oa Annals of the Natal Museum - First record of the relict Gondwanan genus Homalocnemis Philippi (Diptera: Empididae) from Namibia and the Afrotropical Region

Volume 32, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



Homalocnemis namibiensis (subfamily Brachystomatinae) is descriptionbed from a single female collected near Swakopmund in Namibia. Homalocnemis Philippi is recorded from the Afrotropical Region for the first time, previously known only from southern Chile and New Zealand. The Gondwanan origin of Homalocnemis and the phylogeny of the few Recent relict species are discussed.

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