Holopogon seniculus Loew,

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: 79

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7708F17A-B86C-E553-63F1-FA9560A0FF88

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scientific name

Holopogon seniculus Loew
status

 

Holopogon seniculus Loew 

Holopogon seniculus Loew, 1866: 36  .

Recognition characters: Grayish species; length 5–7 mm; mystax yellowish white; thorax gray pollinose covered with long white setae dorsally; wings hyaline with yellowish veins both macrotrichia and microtrichia white; abdomen shining black, lateral setae on abdominal segment 1 white; legs black with white setae and bristles.

Distribution: CONVERSE: Dave Johnson Plant/Station 5 and 6, Glenrock, 23 June–19 August 1973 ( SD, RJL). GOSHEN: Jay Em, 22 June 1955 ( WAD). LARAMIE: Pine Bluffs, 13 July 1969. NIOBRARA: Lusk, 14 July 1937 ( HTP-UK); 9 Aug. 1950 ( DGD); Manville, 16 July 1947 ( DGD). PLATTE: Camp Guernsey, WANG, 2001b ( CSU, GMAD); Cherry Creek, SE of Wheatland, 30 June 1966 ( RJL); Dwyer, 5 July 1961 ( RJL); 20 July1962; Guernsey, 14 June–20 July 1962, 25 June 1963 ( RJL); Hartville, 9 July 1964 ( RJL); Platte Co., 4 July 1945 ( REP). SHERIDAN: Sheridan, WANG, LTA, 14–15 June 2007 ( CSU, GMAD). SWEETWATER: Farson, Big Sandy, Aug. 1931 ( VMT-BYU). Recorded from Wyoming by: Adisoemarto (1967); Back (1909) [Lorrey’s Lake (Sept. 7) and Carbon County ( AMNH)]; Cole (1969); Dennis et al. (1986) [as prey of Carinefferia cressoni  (as Efferia cressoni  )], (2010); Geller-Grimm (2018); Lavigne et al. (1993); Martin (1959) [Lusk, Aug. 26, 1895 (W. M. Wheeler)].

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland, and grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation types. Open rangeland; especially in wind sheltered gullies (see Lavigne et al. 1993).

Ethology: Forages from tips of bare branches of the shrubs three-leaf sumac ( Rhus trilobata Nutt.  ) and alderleaf mountain mahogany ( Cercocarpus montanus Raf.  ); courtship (see Lavigne et al. 1993).

Prey: DIPTERA  , Cecidomyiidae  ; Lestrimiinae; Scenopinidae  : unidentified; Syrphidae  : Paragus tibialis  (Fallen), Guernsey, 25 June 1963. DIPTERA  , HEMIPTERA (Heteroptera, Homoptera)  , HYMENOPTERA  , PSOCOP- TERA, THYSANOPTERA (see Dennis et al. 2010; Lavigne et al. 1993).

SD

San Diego Natural History Museum

CSU

Colorado State University

REP

Desert Experiment Station of the W.I.R.

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Holopogon

Loc

Holopogon seniculus Loew

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

Holopogon seniculus

Loew, H. 1866: 36
1866