Asilus Linnaeus,

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: 32

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7708F17A-B83D-E503-63F1-FD4F62CAFADC

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scientific name

Asilus Linnaeus
status

 

Asilus Linnaeus 

Asilus Linnaeus, 1758: 605 

Species found in Wyoming: Asilus vescus  .

Asilus vescus Hine 

Asilus vescus Hine, 1918: 320  .

Recognition characters: Grayish black species; length 7–10 mm; mystax black above, white below; sides of thorax gray pollinose, dorsally brown pollinose, two dorsal black stripes separated by a gray line; scutellum with 2 black bristles on posterior margin; wings hyaline, slightly gray on posterior margin and at apex; abdomen brown pollinose with gray pollinose bands apically; legs, femora black, fore- and mid-tibiae blackish, hind tibiae reddish brown.

Distribution: SWEETWATER: Burnt Fork, 19–26 June ( VMT-BYU). TETON: Biological Station at Moran, Grand Teton National Park, 2,042 m (6,700 ft), 13 Aug. 1962 ( JGE).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Loc

Asilus Linnaeus

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

Asilus vescus

Hine, J. S. 1918: 320
1918
Loc

Asilus Linnaeus, 1758: 605

Linnaeus, C. 1758: 605
1758