Leptogaster hesperis 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: 98-99

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-B843-E57E-63F1-F9EE62CAFFA5

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Leptogaster hesperis Martin
status

 

Leptogaster hesperis Martin 

Leptogaster hesperis Martin, 1957: 378  .

Recognition characters: Grayish black species; length 11 mm; mystax pale; thorax black, gray pollinose, male with ā€œVā€ shaped medial stripe, female with parallel median stripes, indefinite brown lateral stripes; scutellum gray pollinose; wings with more microtrichia apically than basally; abdomen black, dorsally brown pollinose, laterally and ventrally gray pollinose, posterior gray pollinose bands on segments 1ā€“5, short erect sparse setae more abundant laterally and posteriorly on segment 2; fore and mid legs yellow; posterior femora yellow, reddish brown apically, tibiae yellow basally, reddish brown anteriorly.

Distribution: SHERIDAN: Sheridan, WANG, LTA, 2001a ( CSU, GMAD).

Habitat: Grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

CSU

Colorado State University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Leptogaster

Loc

Leptogaster hesperis Martin

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

Leptogaster hesperis

Martin, C. H. 1957: 378