First record of the genus Kimulodes Tjeder & Hansson in West Africa with description of a new species (Neuroptera, Ascalaphidae)

Michel Bruno. 2012. First record of the genus Kimulodes Tjeder & Hansson in West Africa with description of a new species (Neuroptera, Ascalaphidae). Zootaxa (3497) : pp. 37-40.

Journal article ; Article de revue à facteur d'impact
[img] Published version - Anglais
Access restricted to CIRAD agents
Use under authorization by the author or CIRAD.

Télécharger (516kB)

Quartile : Q3, Sujet : ZOOLOGY

Liste HCERES des revues (en SHS) : oui

Thème(s) HCERES des revues (en SHS) : Psychologie-éthologie-ergonomie

Abstract : The genus Kimulodes was described by Tjeder and Hansson (1992) to accommodate two species, Kimulodes sinuatus originally described as Helicomitus sinuatus by Kimmins (1949) and a new species they named K. angulicornis. Within the tribe Ascalaphini, this genus is characterized by the hairless genae, the absence of a tuft of hairs at the base of the forewing in males, in contrast to the African species of Ascalaphus, and the antennae of males being sinuate or sharply arched with stout tufts of hairs on the basal flagellomeres. The genus Kimulodes was known from Central and East Africa, but remained unrecorded from West Africa. The material collected by a colleague, Jean-Michel Maldès (CIRAD), during a prospecting mission in Togo in 1990 included a male of an undescribed species of Kimulodes, which is described below. Furthermore, examination of the collection of the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris, yielded a male and a female of K. angulicornis from an unrecorded locality in the Central African Republic. (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés Agrovoc : Neuroptera, Taxonomie, Entomologie, Anatomie animale, Identification

Mots-clés géographiques Agrovoc : Afrique occidentale, République centrafricaine, Togo

Mots-clés complémentaires : Ascalaphidae, Kimulodes, Kimulodes maldesi, Kimulodes angulicornis, Kimulodes sinuatus

Classification Agris : 000 - Other themes

Champ stratégique Cirad : Hors axes (2005-2013)

Auteurs et affiliations

  • Michel Bruno, CIRAD-BIOS-UMR CBGP (FRA)

Source : Cirad - Agritrop (

View Item (staff only) View Item (staff only)

[ Page générée et mise en cache le 2021-03-17 ]