Neomochtherus willistoni (Hine)

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: 55

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-B814-E52A-63F1-FF0062CAFD02

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scientific name

Neomochtherus willistoni (Hine)
status

 

Neomochtherus willistoni (Hine) 

Asilus willistoni Hine, 1909: 150  .

Recognition characters: Grayish brown species; length 15–20 mm; mystax black above, white (sometimes golden) below; thorax gray and brown pollinose with brown stripe dorsally; scutellar bristles 2, black; wings variable ranging from almost hyaline to brownish/yellowish aspect; abdomen gray pollinose laterally, brown pollinose dorsally; legs, femora black anteriorly, reddish brown posteriorly, tibiae reddish brown with apical bands of black.

Distribution: TETON: Grand Teton National Park, 18 Aug. 1931 ( LDA, J. Wilcox record).

Habitat: Douglas fir forest (clearings within the forest where shrubs and grasses are dominant), and sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Neomochtherus

Loc

Neomochtherus willistoni (Hine)

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

Asilus willistoni

Hine, J. S. 1909: 150