Promachus Loew

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: 58-59

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-B81B-E526-63F1-F89D66F0FD47

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Plazi

scientific name

Promachus Loew
status

 

Promachus Loew 

Promachus Loew, 1848: 390  .

Species found in Wyoming: Promachus albifacies  , P. dimidiatus  , P. fitchii  , and P. magnus  .

Key to Species (adapted from Hine 1911b; Curran 1927)

1 Grayish to grayish black pollinose species; mystax white or with a slight shade of yellow; femora mainly black or dark reddish................................................................................................ 2

- Brownish or yellowish pollinose species; mystax distinctly yellow; femora yellowish red to dark rusty reddish........... 3

2 Grayish pollinose species; mystax white with a slight shade of yellow; wings nearly hyaline; femora chiefly black............................................................................................ Promachus albifacies 

- Dark grayish black species; mystax white; wings reddish hyaline, slightly darker at the apex; femora dark reddish............................................................................................. Promachus magnus 

3 Grayish black species; femora rusty reddish; scutellar setae long, sparse white; wings tinged yellowish brown; femora dark rusty reddish; male genitalia not as long as abdominal segments 5–7............................ Promachus dimidiatus 

- Golden brown to brownish species; scutellar setae yellow and numerous; wings tinged reddish brown to brownish; femora yellowish red; male genitalia as long as abdominal segments 5–7..................................... Promachus fitchii 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Loc

Promachus Loew

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

Promachus Loew, 1848: 390

Loew, H. 1848: 390