Stenopogoninae

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: 100

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4662.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7708F17A-B841-E57F-63F1-FE0D66F1FCF4

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Plazi

scientific name

Stenopogoninae
status

 

Subfamily Stenopogoninae 

Genera found in Wyoming: Backomyia  , Callinicus  , Ospriocerus  , Scleropogon  , and Stenopogon  .

Key to Genera [adapted from Wood (1981)]

1 Head very narrow, as high as wide, appearing more less circular in frontal view.................................... 2

- Head wider than high.................................................................................. 4

2 Katatergite without setae or bristles............................................................... Stenopogon 

- Katatergite with setae, bristles or both..................................................................... 3

3 Antennal scape 1–1.5 times length of pedicel; second and third flagellomeres forming an apically pointed stylus with a short spine at apex; wings usually hyaline.............................................................. Scleropogon 

- Scape 2 times or more as long as pedicel; second and third flagellomeres absent, or if present, truncate at apex with spine arising from pit; wings usually brown.................................................................. Ospriocerus 

4 Mid-tibiae with a pair of moderately strong ventral bristles at apex directed proximally at a 60–90° angle........ Callinicus 

- Mid-tibiae with bristles directed distally........................................................... Backomyia 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae