Ospriocerus 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: 102

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-B847-E57A-63F1-FAE266F1FF93

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scientific name

Ospriocerus Loew
status

 

Ospriocerus Loew 

Ospriocerus Loew, 1866: 29  .

Species found in Wyoming: Ospriocerus abdominalis  , O. aeacidinus  , O. latipennis  , O. minos  , O. nitens, and O. vallensis  .

Key to Species [adapted from Martin (1968)]

1 Antennal style present above the excision.................................................................. 2

- Antennal style absent above the excision................................................................... 5

2 Wholly black species, abdomen shining black................................................. Ospriocerus nitens 

- Black, yellowish/reddish brown species, some of abdominal segments yellowish/reddish brown to red.................. 3

3 Yellowish/reddish brown species; some abdominal segments may have black markings; bristles and setae of legs white....................................................................................... Ospriocerus latipennis 

- Black species; some abdominal segments may be black, others yellowish red to red; bristles and setae of legs black....... 4

4 Thorax dorsally moderately shining brownish black; abdomen yellowish red.................... Ospriocerus aeacidinus 

- Thorax black; abdominal tergites 3–7 and sternites 4–6 red.................................... Ospriocerus vallensis 

5 Abdomen completely black............................................................... Ospriocerus minos  - Part of abdominal segment 2 and following segments at least dorsally yellowish red to red, one or more segments partially black............................................................................ Ospriocerus abdominalis 

Kingdom

Animalia

Loc

Ospriocerus Loew

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

Ospriocerus Loew, 1866: 29

Loew, H. 1866: 29