Proctacanthus micans Schiner,

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: 57

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-B81A-E524-63F1-FA5B62CAF88F

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Proctacanthus micans Schiner
status

 

Proctacanthus micans Schiner 

Proctacanthus micans Schiner, 1867: 397  .

Recognition characters: Grayish brown species; length 26–36 mm; mystax pale yellow; thorax brown in ground color, grayish brown pollinose; scutellar setae white, bristles black; wings nearly hyaline with the veins margined brown; abdomen dark grayish brown pollinose; legs brown, darker apically.

Distribution: PLATTE: Camp Guernsey, WANG, 2001b ( CSU, GMAD); Grey Rocks Ranch, Camp Guernsey, WANG, 25 June–5 Sept. 2008 ( CSU, GMAD); Wheatland, 28 July 1974 (SD). Recorded from Wyoming by: Dennis & Lavigne (1976b) (pupal case); Dennis et al. (2008) (pupal case); Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland, and grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation types. Rangeland similar to Proctacanthus milbertii  .

Ethology: Rests on and forages from soil and vegetation.

Prey: None known.

CSU

Colorado State University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Proctacanthus

Loc

Proctacanthus micans Schiner

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

Proctacanthus micans

Schiner, J. R. 1867: 397
1867