Bush Blitz aids description of three new species and a new genus of Australian beeflies (Diptera: Bombyliidae: Exoprosopini)
Locality data for 6 beefly specimens deposited in the Queensland Museum, Australia for 3 new species of Australian beeflies belonging to the Exoprosopini; Palirika mackenziei Lambkin, Palirika culgoafloodplainensis Lambkin, and Larrpana bushblitzi Lambkin.
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Palirika mackenziei Lambkin was collected from Plevna Downs 63 km west of Eromanga,in south-western Queensland. Palirika culgoafloodplainensis Lambkin was collected from Culgoa Floodplains National Park on the Queensland/New South Wales Border, 134 km WSW Dirranbandi. Four male specimens of Larrpana bushblitzi Lambkin were hand netted from Karara Pastoral Lease in Western Australia, hill-topping on Forrest Lookout, 24.4km SE Boiada Camp, and on a nearby hilltop, 23.5km ESE Boiada Camp, 213 km ESE of Geraldton.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-29.41, 111.99], North East [-24.34, 153.09]|
Three new species of Australian beeflies belonging to the Order Diptera: Family Bombyliidae: Subfamily Anthracinae: Tribe Exoprosopini are described; Palirika mackenziei Lambkin, Palirika culgoafloodplainensis Lambkin, and Larrpana bushblitzi Lambkin.
|Species||Palirika mackenziei Lambkin (beefly), Palirika culgoafloodplainensis Lambkin (beefly)|
|Start Date / End Date||2007-12-13 / 2010-03-19|