Paratoxopoda depilis
(Walker 1849)
Specimen, Male
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Illustrations extracted from:
Ozerov, A. L. (1993). A revision of the genus Paratoxopoda Duda (Diptera, Sepsidae). Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique Entomologie 63: 123-144.

(From Ozerov, 2005)
depilis Walker, 1849: 1001 (Themira). Type locality: SIERRA LEONE; Holotype ♀, in NHML.

fasciventris Bezzi, 1920: 57 (Toxopoda). Type locality: Pretoria (REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA); Lectotype ♂, by designation of Ozerov, 1993b: 133, in MCSNM.

akumi Vanschuytbroeck, 1961: 53 (Paratoxopoda). Type locality: Parc National de la Garamba (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO); Holotype ♂, in MRAC.

bombiensis Vanschuytbroeck, 1963b: 112 (Paratoxopoda). Type locality: Virunga National Parc: "riv. Bombi, affl. Butahu, 1700 m " (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO); Holotype ♂, in MRAC.

saskai Soós, 1964: 454 (Paratoxopoda). Type locality: "Dar-es-salaam " (TANZANIA); Holotype ♂, in MTMB.

"fuscinervis ", incorrect subsequent spelling of fasciventris Bezzi [Hennig, 1954: 642; Soós, 1962: 1].


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(From Ozerov, 2005) - World Distribution
Afrotropical. ― Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Republic of South Africa, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.

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