Carinefferia prolifica (Osten-Sacken)

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: 37

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-B806-E538-63F1-FB7762CAF87F

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Carinefferia prolifica (Osten-Sacken)
status

 

Carinefferia prolifica (Osten-Sacken) 

Erax prolificus ( Osten-Sacken, 1887)  : 202.

Recognition characters: Yellowish gray to brownish gray species; length 15–20 mm; mystax white mixed with some black and sometimes yellowish bristles; thorax mesonotum yellowish gray to brownish gray; dorsocentral stripe brown, narrow; crest formed of black setae subequal in length to antennal segments 1–2 with very few black bristles; anterior of scutellum with tuft of short, white setae; scutellum with short white hairs medially, long black bristles along margin; wings tinged with brown, costal vein dilated and subcostal vein black; male abdominal segments 2–4 black with mostly black setae, 5–7 white with white setae that are long and sparse laterally; female segments 2–7 black with black setae, venter 1–7 with erect white hairs, sometimes black on segment 7; legs with white setae and black and pale bristles, femora black with greenish metallic luster, tibiae red, darker apically, tarsi red.

Distribution: TETON: Grand Teton National Park, 18 Aug. 1931 ( LDA) (female specimen in CAS).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Carinefferia

Loc

Carinefferia prolifica (Osten-Sacken)

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

Erax prolificus (

Osten-Sacken 1887
1887