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Holotype of Psilocephala slossoni

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1893-12-31

North America: United States: New Hampshire: Grafton | Franconia

Current Identification
Pallicephala slossonae (Coquillett, 1893)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Diptera Brachycera Asilomorpha Asiloidea Therevidae Therevinae
Determiner: Norman E. WoodleyORCID iD icon on 1982-12-31
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Previous Identifications
Psilocephala slossonae Coquillett, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Diptera Brachycera Asilomorpha Asiloidea Therevidae Therevinae
Determiner: Frank R. Cole in 1905
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: Emendation of original spelling from "slossoni"
Psilocephala slossoni Coquillett, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Diptera Therevidae
Determiner: D. W. Coquillett on 1893-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID

Coquillett 1893, page 227, Holotype of Psilocephala slossoni Coquillett, 1893 Original misspelling as "slossoni" - later emended by Cole, 1965 to "slossonae". -RLHawkins, 2019-09-04
Webb et al. 2013, page 92, Other Useful Citation of Pallicephala slossonae (Coquillett, 1893) "Note 84. In the description of "Psilocephala slossoni", Coquillett (1893b: 227) stated "collected by Mrs. A. T. Slosson, after whom the species is named", but the species name given was slossoni, an incorrect original spelling, later emended to slossonae by Cole (1965)."
Media type: text, Coquillett 1893 Description: Synopsis of the Dipterous genus Psilocephala.

(Media Record)(media file)

Coquillett 1893 Description: Synopsis of the Dipterous genus Psilocephala.

  • researcher code: MEI 6704
  • type number: 27050

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pinned) good in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Female By: Norman E. Woodley

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  • Labels: "Franconia, N. H.; Mrs. A. T. Slosson; Holotype No. 623; MCZ 27050; Pallicephala slossonae (Coquillett) Det. N. E. Woodley 1982."

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • New Hampshire
  • County:
  • Grafton
  • Specific Locality:
  • Franconia
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Franconia, N. H.
  • Georeference:
  • 44.1841850, -71.663408 (Error radius: 10303m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-07-02 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1893-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • end date inferred from type publication
  • Collector:
  • Annie T. Slosson

  • Preparator:  [no agent data]

Media type: text, Entomology 27006; 27011; 27012; 27013; 27017; 27024; 27025; 27033; 27034; 27035; 27040; 27042; 27043; 27044; 27045; 27050; 27051; 27052; 27056; 27058; 27059; 27036; 27048; 27047; 27053; 27054; 27055; 27039; 27049; 27046; 27037; 27038; 27060; 27062; 27018; 27019; 27020; 27061; 27007; 27008; 27009; 27010; 27014; 27015; 27016; 27021; 27022; 27023; 27026; 27027; 27028; 27029; 27031; 27032; 27057; 27063; 27004; 27005; 27030 Description: MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.64

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Ent:27006 Description: MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.64

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