Lasiopogon monticola Melander,

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: 114

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Lasiopogon monticola Melander
status

 

Lasiopogon monticola Melander 

Lasiopogon monticola Melander, 1923c: 142  .

Recognition characters: Brownish gray species; length 5.6–11.6 mm; mystax brown black sometimes with a few pale setae ventrally; thorax tomentum dorsally and laterally gray/gray gold, with brown dorsocentral stripes that diverge anteriorly, not distinctly bisected and gold gray acrostichial stripes, setae brown or black; scutellar tomentum gray/gold to gray, 3–5 strong bristles on each side mixed with shorter, weaker dark bristles and setae; abdominal tergites with gray/gray gold (male) to gold gray (female) bands of tomentum, sternite tomentum gold gray, setae white except on female segments 5–7 dark; surstyli shining dark brown to black with sparse brown to black setae; dististyle compact; legs dark brown to black, tarsi often paler brown.

Distribution: TETON: Grand Teton National Park, 23 June 1938 ( ECVD) (specimen in CAS), 14 July 1939 ( DJN, JNK) (two specimens deposited in the OS, CATIC); Grand Tetons National Park, Jackson Hole, 28 June 1938 ( ECVD) (specimen in CAS). YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: Continental Divide, 2,499 m (8,199 ft), 8 Aug. 1919 ( ALM) (specimen in USNM). Recorded from Wyoming by: Cannings (2013); Geller-Grimm (2018).

Habitat: Douglas fir forest and pine-douglas fir forest vegetation types. Mountain meadows and forests, especially subalpine.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

OS

Oregon State University

ALM

Museum National Historie Naturelle

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Lasiopogon

Loc

Lasiopogon monticola Melander

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

Lasiopogon monticola

Melander, A. L. 1923: 142
1923