Allosepsis indica
(Wiedemann 1824)
Lectotype, Female
Label Info
Note: Individuals of this species are known to vary widely in size and color; large adults often appear reddish or yellowish, while smaller adults are often more darkly pigmented.

Published Illustrations (click to enlarge):
Illustrations extracted from:
Ozerov, A. L. (1985). New and little known species of the Sepsidae (Diptera) from the Far East. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 64(4): 839-844.

(From Ozerov, 2005)
indica Wiedemann, 1824: 57 (Sepsis). Type locality: "India orient."; Lectotype ♀,by designation of Ozerov, 2004b: 00, in ZMUC.

decipiens de Meijere, 1906: 177 (Sepsis). Type locality: Stephansort, Astrolabe-Bai (PAPUA NEW GUINEA: New Guinea I.); Holotype ♂, in MNMB.

fusciventris Brunetti, 1910: 357 (Nemopoda). Unavailable name; citation of a Bigot MS name, as nomen nudum in synonymy with Sepsis indica Wiedemann.


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(From Ozerov, 2005) - World Distribution
Australasian/Oceanian. ― Papua New Guinea (New Guinea I.). Oriental. ― Bangladesh, China (Taiwan), India (Karnataka, Orissa, Tamil Nadu), Japan (Okinawa I.), Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam. Palaearctic. ― Asia: Japan ( Hokkaido I., Honshu I., Kyushu I. ), Korea, Russia (Khabarovskiy Kray, Primorskiy Kray).

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  • Abdomen (Male)
  • Abdomen (Female)

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