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[Campylocera sp.] Yellow Pyrgotidae
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Posted on 28-03-2020 17:24
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Hello,
Thanks to the beautiful Manual of Afrotropical Diptera which is now downlable, I get to Pyrgotidae with this yellow fly from Ivory coast, and the family was confirmed on the insecte.org forum:
www.galerie-insecte.org/galerie/image/dos251/big/P3270013--.jpg
H. Dumas : Côte d'Ivoire : Man : -- : 25/08/2019
Altitude : 1200 m - Taille : wing: 8.4 mm
Réf. : 251456

Then I found Nosferatumyia's paper dealing with afrotropical Campilocera:
Korneyev, V. A. (2016). New Taxa and Synonymy in the Family Pyrgotidae (Diptera, Tephritoidea). II. Subtribe Adapsiliina and Afrotropical Campylocera. Vestnik zoologii, 50(3), 195-218[/i]....
The habitus looks quite similar to this specimen and it possesses an incomplete costa not reaching apex of medial vein ...
So couldl it be a Campylocera?
Valery?
Thank you for your help Smile
Edited by HDumas on 03-04-2020 10:09
Greetings from Provence
 
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Posted on 02-04-2020 14:56
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Allo Valery?
Greetings from Provence
 
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I was pretty sure that I have replied.

Yes, a Campylocera.

One of the species formerly assigned to Clemaxia Enderlein. The group is unrevised, known from 5-6 specimens in World collections. Variability is unclear, males cannot be associated with females.

A "dead end street"
Val
 
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Posted on 03-04-2020 10:08
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Many thanks Valery Smile
Hoping we are not all gonna die in a dead end street...
Greetings from Provence
 
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