Neomochtherus 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: 53

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-B816-E528-63F1-FF0166F0FCA5

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Neomochtherus Osten-Sacken
status

 

Neomochtherus Osten-Sacken 

Neomochtherus Osten-Sacken, 1878: 82  .

Species found in Wyoming: Neomochtherus albicomus  , N. auricomus  , N. hypopygialis  , N. lepidus  , N. montanus  , and N. willistoni  .

Key to Species [adapted from Hine (1909) (as Asilus  ); Nelson (1987)]

1 Facial gibbosity not reaching half way to antennae; mystax with few, mostly white bristly setae, few black above......................................................................................... Neomochtherus montanus 

- Facial gibbosity reaching more than half way to antennae; mystax with many white to yellow or golden yellow bristles or setae below and at least a few black bristles or setae above......................................................... 2

2 Mystax with mostly golden yellow bristles and occasionally a few black bristles above; legs shining yellow to yellowish brown; elongate black marking on anterior side of femora; fore tibiae with long yellow bristles.......... Neomochtherus auricomus 

- Mystax with light or white to golden bristles below and at least partially black above; legs brown, black or reddish; femora and fore tibiae not as above................................................................................. 3

3 Bristles and setae of body white; male and female wings hyaline or male wings brown to reddish brown all over.......................................................................................... Neomochtherus albicomus 

- Bristles and setae of body not all white; at least male wings slightly clouded or brown towards apex or near middle of anterior half or yellowish hyaline............................................................................... 4

4 Face white; male and female wings hyaline, except slight clouding towards apex; disc of scutellum lacking long, white or pale setae......................................................................... Neomochtherus hypopygialis 

- Face brown or golden to reddish brown; disc of scutellum with long, white or pale setae............................. 5

5 Face brown; male wings brown near anterior half of wing, female wings hyaline; disc of scutellum with long, white setae; femora and tibiae black to reddish...................................................... Neomochtherus lepidus 

- Face golden to reddish brown; disc of scutellum with long, pale setae; male wings yellowish, female light yellowish to almost hyaline; legs light to dark brown...................................................... Neomochtherus willistoni 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Loc

Neomochtherus Osten-Sacken

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

Neomochtherus Osten-Sacken, 1878: 82

Osten-Sacken, C. R. 1878: 82