Machimus paropus (Walker)

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: 48

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-B80D-E533-63F1-FD1D62CAFBEE

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scientific name

Machimus paropus (Walker)
status

 

Machimus paropus (Walker) 

Asilus paropus Walker, 1849: 455  .

Recognition characters: Brownish species; length 13–17 mm; mystax mostly white with a few black bristles above; thorax yellowish brown pollinose; scutellar bristles 2, black; wings with reddish aspect; abdomen yellowish brown pollinose; legs, femora except for a preapical band, middle and apex of tibiae and narrow apex of metatarsi black, rest of legs yellowish brown.

Distribution: ALBANY: Bamforth Lake, 23 June 1934 ( ECB-UMI). NIOBRARA: Lusk, 26 Aug. 1895 (?- FDA). PLATTE: Gray Rocks Ranch, Camp Guernsey, 25 June–5 Aug. 2008 ( CSU, GMAD). UINTA: Fort Bridger, 23 July 1949 ( GFK-USU). Recorded from Wyoming by: Adisoemarto (1967) (as Asilus paropus  ); Cole (1969) (as Asilus paropus  ); Geller-Grimm (2018); Hine (1909); Martin & Wilcox (1965) (as Tolmerus paropus  ).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe and wheatgrass-needlegrass shrub steppe shrub and grassland, and grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

FDA

HHS/FDA

CSU

Colorado State University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Machimus

Loc

Machimus paropus (Walker)

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

Asilus paropus

Walker, F. 1849: 455