Allosepsis testacea
(Walker 1860)
Specimen, Male
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:
Duda, O. (1926). Monographie der Sepsiden. (Dipt.). II. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, 40: 1110.

(From Ozerov, 2005)
testacea Walker, 1860: 163 (Sepsis). Type locality: "Makessar" [now = Ujung Pandang) (INDONESIA: Sulawesi I.); Syntypes ♂♂ and ♀♀, in NHML (2 ♀♀ ).

trivittata Bigot, 1886: 388 (Sepsis). Type locality: SRI LANKA; Holotype ♂, in UMO.

retronotata Bigot, 1886: 391 (Sepsis). Type locality: Sulawesi I. (INDONESIA); Holotype ♀,in UMO.

spectabilis de Meijere, 1906: 178 (Sepsis). Type locality: SINGAPORE; Lectotype ♂, by designation of Ozerov, 1997a: 484, in ZMHUB.


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(From Ozerov, 2005) - World Distribution
Oriental. ― India (Karnataka), Indonesia (Sulawesi I.), Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam.

  • Head
  • Thorax
  • Abdomen (Male)
  • Abdomen (Female)

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