Machimus sadyates (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: 49

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4662.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7708F17A-B812-E52C-63F1-FF0062CAFDDE

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scientific name

Machimus sadyates (Walker)
status

 

Machimus sadyates (Walker) 

Asilus sadyates Walker, 1849: 453  .

Recognition characters: Blackish species; 13–17 mm; mystax with numerous black bristles above and few white or pale yellowish ones below; thorax thinly clothed with gray dust that has a yellowish tinge above with a black middorsal stripe; wings hyaline with clouded apex and posterior border; abdomen black with white posterior border on each segment; femora black, tibiae reddish but usually with black markings on the outside; metatarsus reddish with brown apex, other tarsal segments either black or brown, reddish at the base.

Distribution: ALBANY: Pole Mtn., July 1969 ( RJL). FREMONT: near Lander, 1,524 –2,438 m (5,000 –8,000 ft), Aug. ( RM-UK).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe and wheatgrass-needlegrass shrub steppe shrub and grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Machimus

Loc

Machimus sadyates (Walker)

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

Asilus sadyates

Walker, F. 1849: 453