Neomochtherus auricomus (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: 53-54

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-B816-E529-63F1-F9FB62CAFE41

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Neomochtherus auricomus (Hine)
status

 

Neomochtherus auricomus (Hine) 

Asilus auricomus Hine, 1909: 148  .

Recognition characters: Yellowish gray species; length 15–18 mm; mystax mostly yellow to golden yellow with a few black bristles above; thorax yellowish gray with prominent mid-dorsal stripe; scutellum with long yellow setae and two yellow marginal bristles; wings hyaline basally, grayish along the inner margin and at the apex; abdomen yellowish gray with yellow setae on each segment and several yellow bristles posteriorly; legs mostly shining yellow, femora with elongate black marking in the middle on the anterior side; tibiae with a black spot apically on the anterior side; tarsi infuscate, in particular apically.

Distribution: CARBON: Kortes Dam, 9 Aug. 1968 ( RLB) (specimen in CAS).

Habitat: Grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Neomochtherus

Loc

Neomochtherus auricomus (Hine)

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

Asilus auricomus

Hine, J. S. 1909: 148
1909