Negasilus belli Curran,

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: 51

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-B810-E52E-63F1-FB4D61C5F8C8

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Plazi

scientific name

Negasilus belli Curran
status

 

Negasilus belli Curran 

Negasilus belli Curran, 1934: 184  .

Recognition characters: Brown gray species; length 8–9 mm; mystax white; thorax gray and brown pollinose; scutellum gray pollinose; scutellar setae and bristles lacking; wings with brownish aspect; abdomen gray pollinose; legs, femora black except for reddish band at apex; tibiae reddish brown with black anteriorly; first tarsal segment brown with rest black.

Distribution: ALBANY: Laramie, 29 July 1934 ( RO & VDC - UMI); 13 July1937 ( CLJ-UK); 9 July 1956; 64 km NE of Laramie, 13 July1937 (RHB-Martin coll.); Tie Siding, 26 June 1940 ( MT & HBJ - SCU); Univ. of Wyoming Agronomy Farm, Laramie, 9 July 1956. LARAMIE: Pine Bluffs, 6 July 1966; 22 June–5 July 1967 ( RJL). NIOBRARA: Lusk, 14 July 1937 ( RHB, CLJ-UK). PLATTE: Camp Guernsey, WANG, 2001b ( CSU, GMAD). SWEETWATER: 366 River Mile Green River, 6 July 1959 ( BCH) (specimen in UU, ECNHMU); UINTA: Evanston, 15 July 19 - ( RFK-USU); Lonetree, 17 July 1961 ( GFK) (specimen in CAS). Recorded from Wyoming by: Adisoemarto (1967) (Laramie); Geller-Grimm (2018); Martin (1975).

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. Collected in field of reed grass ( Calamagrostis  sp.), bordering a small stream (deer fly habitat).

Ethology: Limited information (see Lavigne et al. 1968).

Prey: DIPTERA  (see Lavigne et al. 1968).

RO

Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza

MT

Mus. Tinro, Vladyvostok

SCU

Shandong Christian University

CSU

Colorado State University

UU

University of Uppsala

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Negasilus

Loc

Negasilus belli Curran

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

Negasilus belli

Curran, C. H. 1934: 184
1934