Pogonioefferia dubius (Williston),

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: 40

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-B805-E53B-63F1-FF0062CAFDB2

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Pogonioefferia dubius (Williston)
status

 

Pogonioefferia dubius (Williston) 

Erax  , n. sp. ( dubius  in key) Williston, 1885: 68.

Recognition characters: Grayish species; length 21 mm; mystax yellow; thorax gray pollinose, most of the dorsal setae and bristles black, laterally white; scutellum with white setae and black bristles on the margin; wings hyaline, very slightly darkened at the extreme apex; abdominal segments 1–4 with long white setae that are parted on the middle and directed outward on segments 2–4, segment 5 and remaining segments white and with very short white setae; male abdominal segments 1–2 conspicuously darker; femora black, tibiae and tarsi yellowish red to red except tips of the tibiae.

Distribution: Recorded from Wyoming by Cole (1969) (as Efferia dubia  ); Geller-Grimm (2018); Hine (1919) (as Erax dubius  ); Martin & Wilcox (1965) (as Efferia dubia  ).

Habitat: Pine-douglas fir forest (clearings within the forest where shrubs and grasses are dominant), sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland, and grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass and grama-buffalo grass grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Pogonioefferia