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  • Entomology 22366 MCZ Entomology
  • Velocimyia velox
  • whole animal (mounted)
  •    Holotype of Velocimyia velox
  • Madritsara
  • Africa: Madagascar: Sofia: Madritsara
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1963-12-31)
Velocimyia velox Hull, 1937
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Diptera Syrphidae Velocimyia velox
Identified by Frank Montgomery Hull on 1937-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Hull 1937, Page 15, Holotype of Velocimyia velox
"Three co-types. Males. One is from Mandritsara, Mada- gascar (Wulsin) whose type no. is 2270 in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. The two others, Antananarivo, Madagascar, were discovered in the collections at the Mu- seum fur Naturkunde, Berlin. Dr. G. Enderlein has kindly presented me with one of them, which is in my own collection. The third is in his collection."
Hull (1937) Psyche 44:12-32
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Hull (1937) Psyche 44:12-32
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: Madagascar
State/Province: Sofia
County: Madritsara
Specific Locality: Madritsara
Verbatim Locality: Madritsara Madagascar
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1963-12-31)
Frederick Roelker Wulsin
type number: 22366
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (mounted) good, tentative in collection 1
Remarks: Labels: "Madritsara Madagascar Wulsin coll; MCZ type 22366; Velocimyia velox Hull F.M.H."
MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.88

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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.88