Dicolonus sparsipilosus Back,

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: 86

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-B877-E549-63F1-FDA5677CFB5C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Dicolonus sparsipilosus Back
status

 

Dicolonus sparsipilosus Back 

Dicolonus sparsipilosum Back, 1909: 247  .

Recognition characters: Polished black with bluish reflections; length 7–10 mm; mystax yellowish-orange; thorax and abdomen with yellowish-orange pile; scutellar setae and bristles; scutellar pile short, sparse, reddish brown to yellowish-orange on anterior margin; wings dusky hyaline, darker along costa, veins slightly bordered with fuscous: legs entirely black, only slightly clothed with very pale pile; tibiae and tarsi with weak, inconspicuous bristles.

Distribution: TETON: Teton Point Overlook, Grand Teton National Park, 30 June 1972 ( RJL); 29–30 June 1977 ( RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Lavigne (1993).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Forages from vegetation, usually a stem of grass or sagebrush (see Lavigne 1993).

Prey: COLEOPTERA  , DIPTERA  , HYMENOPTERA  (see Lavigne 1993).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Dicolonus

Loc

Dicolonus sparsipilosus Back

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

Dicolonus sparsipilosum

Back, E. A. 1909: 247
1909