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Promachus sp. Loew, 1848 ♀

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Promachus sp. Loew, 1848 ♀

Dipkarpaz (Ριζοκάρπασο), İSKELE (Τρίκωμο) ● Cyprus

Description: 31 Promachus species are known on Palaearctic region.
Up to now, 4 species are recorded on Cyprus Island:
P. cypricus Rondani, 1856
P. leoninus Loew, 1848
P. microlabis Loew, 1857
P. mustela Loew, 1854

Etymology: Promachus come from the Greek Πρόμαχος | Promachos, which means "who leads in battle". It refers to the predaceous habits of this genus.

References:
Tomasovic G., 2013. Etude sur l’édéage de mâles appartenant au genre Promachus Loew 1848 (Diptera: Asilidae), Entomologie faunistique – Faunistic Entomology 66, 3-25



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