Ospriocerus latipennis (Loew)

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: 104

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

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scientific name

Ospriocerus latipennis (Loew)
status

 

Ospriocerus latipennis (Loew) 

Stenopogon consanquineus Loew, 1866: 27  .

Recognition characters: Brownish yellow species; length 16–20 mm; mystax straw white; thorax gray pollinose with short yellowish setae dorsally; meron with setae only; scutellar setae lacking, scutellar bristles straw white; wings brown; abdomen yellowish brown with black areas laterally; legs yellowish brown with anterior sides of femora partially black, setae and bristles yellowish white.

Distribution: CONVERSE: Glenrock, Dave Johnson Pl./Station 13, 23 Aug. 1974 ( RJL) (specimen in NMS- CA). GOSHEN: Goshen Co., 18 July 1945 ( REP) (specimen in NMSCA); Lingle, 14 July 1927 ( CLJ-UK); 64 km N of Lusk, July 1895 ( RM-UK). PLATTE: Camp Guernsey, WANG, 2001 ( CSU, GMAD); Dwyer, numerous records, 25 June–15 Aug. ( DRT, RJL); Gray Rocks, Camp Guernsey, WANG, 25 June–5 Aug. 2008 ( CSU, GMAD); Guernsey, numerous records, 15 June–31 Aug. ( LJS, REP, RJL, SD); Oregon Trail Park, Guernsey, 1 July–26 Aug. 1972 ( SD); Palmer Canyon, Laramie Range, 1,703 km (5,587 ft), 12 July 1966 ( RJL); Platte Co., 31 Aug. 1951 ( REP); Wheatland, 25–27 July 1965 ( FRH); Wheatland, 16 km NE, numerous records, 24 June–26 Aug. ( RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Adisoemarto (1967) (Douglas); Brown (1929) [Fort Bridger (Uinta County) as Stenopogon consanquineus  ]; Dennis & Lavigne (1975) [as prey of Proctacanthus milbertii  (as Proctacanthus micans  )]; Dennis et al. (2010); Geller-Grimm (2018); Lavigne & Dennis (1994); Lavigne & Holland (1969) (as prey of Diogmites angustipennis  ); Lavigne et al. (1994); Martin (1968).

Habitat: Grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass and grama-buffalo grass grassland vegetation types. Open range (rangeland), short- to mid-grass plains (see Dennis & Lavigne 1975).

Ethology: Forages from ground and vegetation (see Dennis & Lavigne 1975).

Prey: ARANEAE, COLEOPTERA  , DIPTERA  , HEMIPTERA (Heteroptera, Homoptera)  , HYMENOPTERA  , LEPIDOPTERA  , NEUROPTERA, ORTHOPTERA  (see Dennis & Lavigne 1975; Lavigne & Dennis 1994; Rogers & Lavigne 1972).

CA

Chicago Academy of Sciences

REP

Desert Experiment Station of the W.I.R.

CSU

Colorado State University

LJS

Scientific Research Centre

SD

San Diego Natural History Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Genus

Ospriocerus

Loc

Ospriocerus latipennis (Loew)

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

Stenopogon consanquineus

Loew, H. 1866: 27