Cyrtopogon glarealis 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: 67

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7708F17A-B860-E55E-63F1-FC836661F8EF

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scientific name

Cyrtopogon glarealis Melander
status

 

Cyrtopogon glarealis Melander 

Cyrtopogon glarealis Melander, 1923b: 113  .

Recognition characters: Black species; length 14–16 mm; third antennal segment orange; mystax black with few central white setae; thorax gray and brown pollinose, pile black; wings tinged with brown, darkened on veins; macrotrichia of costal vein black; scutellum shining black, spot of pollen at base, scutellar setae black; abdomen shining black, tergites 2–4 with yellowish gray posterior fasciae, lateral setae on segment 2 black on males, white on females; legs, femora black, tibiae reddish brown, darker at apex, fore tibiae clothed with dense white pile on male; fore and mid tarsi yellow, clothed with white pile, hind tarsi reddish brown with short black pile.

Distribution: ALBANY: Pole Mtn., 19 June 1963 ( LJS). CARBON: Sierra Madre Mtns., 25 Aug, 1967. SUB- LETTE: Mulligan Park, Bridger National For., 6 Aug. 1968 ( RJL); TETON: Cascade Canyon, Grand Teton Park, 2,743 m (9,000 ft), 12 Aug. 1958 ( DCL); Grand Tetons, Jenny Lake, 28 June 1938 ( ECVD) (specimen in CAS); Grand Teton Park, 2,356 m (7,730 ft), 27 July 1957 (AD & HD-CU); Grassy Lake, Targhee National For., 8–12 Aug. 1966 ( RJL), 10–11 Aug. 1967 ( RJL); Moran Canyon, Grand Teton Park, 2,256 m (7,400 ft), 4 Aug. 1966 ( RJL); Swan Lake, Grand Teton Park, 7 Aug. 1966 ( RJL), Herron Pond, Grand Teton Park, 7–13 Aug. 1966 ( RJL). YEL- LOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: Dunraven Pass, 25 June 1930 ( ECVD) (specimen in CAS); Lower Geyser Basin, Aug. 1931 ( VMT-BYU); Madison Junction, 4 July 1926 ( CBP), 1, 2 July 1934 ( WLJ) (specimens in CAS); Pahaska Tepee, E entrance, 11–13 Aug. 1964 ( FRH, RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Adisoemarto (1967) (Madison Junction, YNP); Cannings (1994); Cole (1969); Dennis & Lavigne (2007); Evans (1966) ( YNP); Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018); Lavigne (1970a); Lavigne & Bullington (2001); Lavigne & Dennis (1994); Martin & Wilcox (1965); Wilcox & Martin (1936) (Yellowstone Park, Madison Jct., July 4, 1926; Dunraven Pass, 25 June 1930).

Habitat: Douglas fir forest and pine-douglas fir forest, and sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation types. Collected on banks of streams flowing through mixed coniferous forest of lodgepole pine, sub-alpine fir and spruce, in open glades in forest associated with ponds and lakes ( Lavigne 1970a).

Ethology: Rests on and forages from rocks, soil, and in sunlit areas on tree trunks and logs; courtship (see Lavigne 1970a).

Prey: All prey were taken on 6 Aug. 1968 at Mulligan Park, Bridger National For., except as noted. DIPTERA  , Anthomyiidae  : Hylemya platura (Meigen)  ; Hylemya  sp., Pahaska Tepee, E entrance Yellowstone Nat’l Park, 13 Aug. 1964; Muscidae  : Phaonia  sp. (two records); Spilogona  sp.; Simuliidae  : Simulium venustrum Say, Pahaska Tepee  , 13 Aug. 1964. COLEOPTERA  , DIPTERA  , EPHEMEROPTERA  , HEMIPTERA  (as Homoptera), HYME- NOPTERA, LEPIDOPTERA  (see Dennis & Lavigne 2007; Lavigne 1970a; Lavigne & Dennis 1994).

LJS

Scientific Research Centre

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

YNP

The Yosemite Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Cyrtopogon

Loc

Cyrtopogon glarealis Melander

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

Cyrtopogon glarealis

Melander, A. L. 1923: 113
1923