Aridefferia arida (Williston)

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: 35

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-B800-E53E-63F1-FA8D62CAF984

treatment provided by

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scientific name

Aridefferia arida (Williston)
status

 

Aridefferia arida (Williston) 

Erax aridus Williston, 1893: 254  .

Recognition characters: Grayish black species; length 16–26 mm; mystax white with black bristles below and on sides; mesonotum black, setae black, anteriorly on postpronotal lobe (humeri of authors) and laterally, above wings white; bristles white; scutellar setae, long black, in female few white basally, 18–24 marginal bristles; wings hyaline, veins brown; abdominal segments of male 1–5 thinly brownish pollinose, apex of 5 grayish, 6–7 white pollinose; female sides of 1–7 and posterior margins 2–6 grayish pollinose; genitalia black; legs black.

Distribution: TETON: Teton Park, 9 Aug. 1949 ( GD-USU).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Aridefferia

Loc

Aridefferia arida (Williston)

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

Erax aridus

Williston 1893: 254
1893