Cyrtopogon albifrons Wilcox & Martin

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: 63-64

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-B81C-E523-63F1-FA4A62CAFF88

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scientific name

Cyrtopogon albifrons Wilcox & Martin
status

 

Cyrtopogon albifrons Wilcox & Martin 

Cyrtopogon albifrons Wilcox & Martin  : 83.

Recognition characters: Black species; length 9 mm; third antennal segment black; mystax and setae of front, ocellar tubercle, vertex, and along eye margins black, long setae on upper occiput, beard, and setae below on the proboscis white; mesonotum grayish-white pollinose, especially anteriorly with the narrow central stripes and the intermediate spots brown and faintly visible; scutellar setae black; wings uniformly infuscated with dark brown veins; abdomen shining black with mostly black setae; male with segment 1 and segments 2–5 posterior fasciae and female segments 2–5 posterior fasciae narrowly to broadly interrupted; legs black, long white setae on femora, tibiae and tarsi with black setae, claws black except reddish basally.

Distribution: TETON: Grand Tetons, 24 June 1938 ( ECVD) (specimen in the CAS); Jackson Hole, 28 June 1938 ( ECVD) (two specimens in CAS); Hoback Camp, Grand Tetons, 18 June 1965 ( MWS) (three specimens in CAS).

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

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Cyrtopogon