Leptogaster salvius 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: 99-100

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-B840-E57F-63F1-F91562CAFE1C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Leptogaster salvius Martin
status

 

Leptogaster salvius Martin 

Leptogaster salvius Martin, 1957: 380  .

Recognition characters: Gray species, length 8–9 mm; mystax white; thorax brown pollinose dorsally with three dark stripes and gray pollinose laterally; scutellum gray pollinose lacking setae and bristles; wings hyaline, lightly stippled except first, second, and third basal cells; abdomen brownish gray pollinose; legs largely yellow, middle femora and tibiae brown anteriorly; apical half of hind femora and anterior side of hind tibiae brown.

Distribution: ALBANY: 16 km E of Centennial, 19 July 1960 ( RJL). HOT SPRINGS: Owl Creek Mtns., north end of Wind River Canyon, 1,829 m (6,000 ft), 25 June 1962 ( RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018); Lavigne (1963b).

Habitat: Wheatgrass-needlegrass shrub steppe shrub and grassland, and grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation types. In Owl Creek Mtns., hilltops on shortgrass plain area, 1,829 –2,134 m (6,000 –7,000 ft), in threetip sagebrush ( Artemisia tripartita Rydb. subsp. rupicola Beetle  ) habitat (see Lavigne 1963b).

Ethology: Description of habitat and eggs (see Lavigne 1963b).

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Leptogaster

Loc

Leptogaster salvius Martin

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

Leptogaster salvius

Martin, C. H. 1957: 380