Laphystia confusa 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: 94

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-B87F-E541-63F1-FCE562CAFA38

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laphystia confusa Curran
status

 

Laphystia confusa Curran 

Laphystia confusa Curran, 1927: 87  .

Recognition characters: Gray and black species; length 8–10 mm; mystax straw white; thorax grayish yellow pollinose; scutellar bristles lacking, scutellar setae golden, short and recumbent; abdomen black with gray pollinose fasciae entire on segments 1–3, 6 and interrupted on segments 4 and 5; legs with femora completely reddish brown.

Distribution: NIOBRARA: 64 km N of Lusk, July 1895 ( RM-UK). Recorded from Wyoming by: Cole (1969); Curran, (1927) (67 km N of Lusk; July 1895. Paratypes, male, Wyoming, July 1905); Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018); Martin & Wilcox (1965); Wilcox (1960) (paratype, male, July 1905).

Habitat: Wheatgrass-needlegrass grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Laphystia

Loc

Laphystia confusa Curran

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

Laphystia confusa

Curran, C. H. 1927: 87
1927