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  • Entomology 521795 MCZ Entomology
  • Callomyia proxima
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Paratype of Callomyia velutina
  • Mt. Washington, road below Halfway House
  • North America: United States: New Hampshire
  • VII 6 14 (1914-07-06)
Identifications
Callomyia proxima Johnson 1916
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Diptera Platypezidae Callomyia proxima
sensu Cumming and Wheeler 2016
Identified by Heather J. Cumming on 2016-12-31
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Callomyia liardia Kessel & Buegler, 1973
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Diptera Platypezidae Callomyia liardia
Identified by Marion Elise Buegler on 1972-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Callomyia velutina Johnson 1916
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Diptera Platypezidae Callomyia velutina
Identified by Charles Willison Johnson on 1916-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Kessel and Buegler 1972, Page 268, Additional Material of Callomyia liardia
"Upon examination of the [Callomyia velutina] paratypes, we found a discrepancy. ... The other 4 C. velutina paratypes have now been placed in C. liardia, a new species described in this paper."
Cumming and Wheeler 2016, Page 535, Voucher of Callomyia proxima
"paratype of C. velutina, but conspecific with C. proxima"
 
Johnson (1916), Psyche 23(2):27-33
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Johnson (1916), Psyche 23(2):27-33
Cumming & Wheeler (2016) Zootaxa 4111(5): 501-554
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Cumming & Wheeler (2016) Zootaxa 4111(5): 501-554
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New Hampshire
Specific Locality: Mt. Washington, road below Halfway House
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: VII 6 14 (1914-07-06)
Collectors
Charles Willison Johnson
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) good in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Male
Heather J. Cumming, 2016-12-31
Remarks: Labels: "Mt. Washington, Road below Halfway House, VII 6 14; C.W. Johnson Collector; Paratype No; ; Paratype velutina Johnson; Callomyia proxima [male] det. H. J. Cumming 2016"