Carinefferia cressoni (Hine),

Lavigne, Robert J. & Dennis, Steve, 2019, Robber flies (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae) of Wyoming, USA with keys to genera and species, Zootaxa 4662 (1), pp. 1-126: 36-37

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4662.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:366A1E81-946C-4ED4-8A65-C51151FE87CC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7708F17A-B801-E538-63F1-F893679CFEA8

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Carinefferia cressoni (Hine)
status

 

Carinefferia cressoni (Hine) 

Erax cressoni Hine 1919: 134  .

Recognition characters: Grayish black species; length 12–16 mm; mystax mostly white; mesonotal crest formed of long, sparse recurved black bristles, sparse erect setae in males, white bristles in females; 4 white scutellar bristles or part black; females with very long, slender scutellar setae; wings hyaline, veins brown, with or without short stump vein, costa may be dilated; abdomen grayish to grayish white pollinose, in males with long, white parted setae on 2–6, in females short, white setae; tibiae and tarsi reddish or reddish brown.

Distribution: PLATTE: Guernsey State Park, 7–20 June 1978 ( RJL, SWB). Recorded from Wyoming by: Dennis & Lavigne (2007) (as Efferia cressoni  ); Dennis et al. (1986) (as Efferia cressoni  ); Geller-Grimm (2018).

Habitat: Grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation type. Rocky hillside and adjacent gully with vegetation typical of the high plains (see Dennis et al. 1986).

Ethology: Forages from soil, rocks, and vegetation depending on substrate surface temperature (see Dennis et al. 1986 as Efferia cressoni  ).

Prey: COLEOPTERA  , DIPTERA  , HEMIPTERA (Heteroptera, Homoptera)  , HYMENOPTERA  , LEPIDOP- TERA, ORTHOPTERA  (see Dennis & Lavigne 2007; Dennis et al. 1986, both as Efferia cressoni  ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Carinefferia

Loc

Carinefferia cressoni (Hine)

Lavigne, Robert J. & Dennis, Steve 2019
2019
Loc

Erax cressoni

Hine, J. S. 1919: 134
1919