Eudorylas semiopacus (Lamb, 1922:409)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pipunculus semiopacus Lamb 1922:409 (original combination); Eucorylas semiopacus Lamb, 1922 [orth. error] (used by Gerlach, 2012)


Conservation Status

Last record: 20 February 1909

Rediscovered in 1968?



Seychelles & South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lamb, C. G. (1922). The Percy Sladen Trust expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under leadership of Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner M.A. Vol. 7. No. VIII.—Diptera: Asilidae, Scenopinidae, Dolichopodidae, Pipunculidae, Syrphida. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (Second Series, Zoology) 18: 361-416.


Other references:

Földvári, Mihály. (2013). Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of the tribe Eudorylini (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Zootaxa 3656(1): 1-121.

Gerlach, Justin. (2012). Red Listing reveals the true state of biodiversity: a comprehensive assessment of Seychelles biodiversity. Phelsuma 20: 9-22.


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