This bee fly specimen is the holotype for the species "Palirika mackenzei". A holotype is the single type specimen upon which the description and name of a new species is based. This particular specimen was collected from Plenva Downs, which is owned by the Mackenzie family. This has been incorporated into the new species name.
Classification type status
06 May 2011
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