oa Annals of the Natal Museum - A catalogue of Afrotropical Mecoptera

Volume 35, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



The Afrotropical Mecoptera, composed entirely of species of three genera of Bittacidae (Afrobittacus Landt, Anomalobittacus Kimmins, Bittacus Latreille), are catalogued. New synonyms: Bittacus solitarius Tjeder, 1956 = B. armatus Tjeder, 1956; B. gessi Landt, 1972 and B. pondoensis Landt, 1972 = B. walkeri Esben-Petersen, 1915. Type localities are restricted for five species: B. solitarius Tjeder, 1956; B. fumosus Esben-Petersen, 1913; B. schoutedeni Esben-Petersen, 1913; B. testaceus Klug, 1938; B. walkeri Esben-Petersen, 1915.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error