Microcephalops depauperatus Lamb, 1922



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pipunculus depauperatus Lamb, 1922; Microcephalus depauperatus Lamb, 1922 [orth. error] (used by Gerlach, 2012)


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Original scientific description:

Lamb, C. G. (1922). The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A. Vol. 7. No. VIII. -- Diptera: Asilidae, Scenopinidae, Dolichopodidae, Pipunculidae, Syrphidae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology (2) 18: 361-416. 


Other references:

Evenhuis, N. L., & Pape, T. (2021). Systema Dipterorum. In O. Bánki, Y. Roskov, L. Vandepitte, R. E. DeWalt, D. Remsen, P. Schalk, T. Orrell, M. Keping, J. Miller, R. Aalbu, R. Adlard, E. Adriaenssens, C. Aedo, E. Aescht, N. Akkari, M. A. Alonso-Zarazaga, B. Alvarez, F. Alvarez, G. Anderson, et al., Catalogue of Life Checklist (3.1, May 2021).

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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