Cyrtopogon sabroskyi Lavigne & Bullington,

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: 73

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-B86A-E554-63F1-FF0062CAFCB6

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Plazi

scientific name

Cyrtopogon sabroskyi Lavigne & Bullington
status

 

Cyrtopogon sabroskyi Lavigne & Bullington 

Cyrtopogon sabroskyi Lavigne and Bullington, 1981: 414  .

Recognition characters: Blackish species; length 9 mm; third antennal segment black; mystax white with patches of black setae laterally below; thorax gray to brown pollinose, two median stripes and two dark brown dorsolateral spots; scutellar setae white; wings clear hyaline; macrotrichia of costal vein white from base of wing to postpronotal cross vein, brown to apex of wing; abdomen shining black, posterior gray pollinose fasciae complete in female on tergites 1–5, in male complete on tergites 1–6 but somewhat indistinct at middle of 6 and partially interrupted on 2–5; lateral setae on abdominal segments white; legs black, femora white setae with few black bristles at apex, tibiae white setae except for fore tibiae with black setae dorsally, males with bristles on tibiae white except for black bristles on fore- and mid-tibiae and at apex of all tibiae, females with bristles on mid-tibiae black, others white; tarsi black, reddish brown basally.

Distribution: BIG HORN: Airport, Greybull, paratypes, three females, 2, 3 June 1965 ( RJL) (specimens in CAS); Metz Smith Farm, Greybull, 3 June 1965 ( RJL), paratype, female, 3 June 1965 ( RJL) (specimen in CAS). SWEETWATER: 18 km E of Wamsutter, 14 June 1964 ( RJL), paratypes, two males, 14 June 1964 ( RJL) (specimens in CAS), 21 June 1965 ( RJL) (specimen in USNM), paratypes, two females, 21 June 1965 ( RJL) (specimens in CAS). Recorded from Wyoming by: Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018); Lavigne & Bullington (1981).

Habitat: Saltbrush-greasewood shrub and sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation types. Collected on open rangeland in Atriplex nuttallii Watson  vegetation and on short grass rangeland (see Lavigne & Bullington 1981).

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Cyrtopogon

Loc

Cyrtopogon sabroskyi Lavigne & Bullington

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

Cyrtopogon sabroskyi

Lavigne, R. J. & Bullington, S. W. 1981: 414
1981