Leptogaster aridus Cole

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: 97-98

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-B842-E57D-63F1-F8D862CAFD45

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Leptogaster aridus Cole
status

 

Leptogaster aridus Cole 

Leptogaster aridus Cole, 1919: 229  .

Recognition characters: Grayish brown species; 9 mm; mystax white; thorax gray pollinose; scutellum black, gray pollinose lacking bristles; wings hyaline; abdomen dark brown, posterior margins of segments 2–5 yellow; legs yellow, swollen part of hind femora, distal half of hind tibiae and last four joints of tarsi brown.

Distribution: CAMPBELL: Wyodak Plant/Station 1, 3, 8, A-2, 12B, Gillette, 10 June 1977 ( DM); Wyodak Plant/Station 1, Gillette, 22 June 1977 ( DM); Wyodak Plant/Station 13–15, Gillette, 24 May 1977 ( DM): JOHN- SON: 2.1 km N of I-90, Powder River Rd. Exit 8 June 1980 ( RJL); SHERIDAN: Sheridan, WANG, LTA, 14–15 June 2007 ( CSU, GMAD); 24–25 June 2010 ( BCK, BH) ( CSU, GMAD); 8–9 July 2010 ( BCK, DAL) ( CSU, GMAD).

Habitat: Wheatgrass-needlegrass shrub steppe shrub and grassland, and grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

DM

Dominion Museum

CSU

Colorado State University

DAL

Dalhousie University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Leptogaster

Loc

Leptogaster aridus Cole

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

Leptogaster aridus

Cole, F. R. & Lovett, A. L. 1919: 229