Laphystia rufiventris Curran,

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: 95

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-B87C-E542-63F1-FB5D62CAF861

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laphystia rufiventris Curran
status

 

Laphystia rufiventris Curran 

Laphystia rufiventris Curran, 1931: 17  .

Recognition characters: Gray and reddish brown species; length 9–11 mm; mystax white, thorax gray pollinose; scutellar bristles lacking, scutellar setae white with few upright marginal setae, usually 1 medial long setae and 2–3 outer, short setae; abdomen reddish brown with dorsum of first two segments fading into black, gray pollinose area confined to apical corners; legs with all femora black, except for reddish narrow base and apex; about the basal 1/6 of tibiae yellowish; appressed short white setae providing a gray aspect; setae white, bristles white to yellowish.

Distribution: HOT SPRINGS: 8 km NW of Thermopolis, 25 June 1980 ( RJL). SWEETWATER: Type, female, Green River, 2 July 1920 ( FEL); topotype, Green River, 21 June 1950 ( CHM, in Martin coll.); type, female, Green River, 2 July 1920 ( FEL) ( Curran 1931); holotype, one male, Green River, 21 June 1950 ( CHM, in Martin coll.) ( Wilcox 1960); Rock Springs, Baxter Rd., 11 July 1991 ( RJL, JF). UINTA: 14.5 km NE of Lyman, Black Forks Rd., 16 July 1980 ( RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Cole (1969); Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018); Martin & Wilcox (1965); Wilcox (1960).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

CHM

Charleston Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Laphystia

Loc

Laphystia rufiventris Curran

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

Laphystia rufiventris

Curran, C. H. 1931: 17
1931