Ospriocerus vallensis 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: 105

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-B84A-E574-63F1-FEE962CAFC6A

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Plazi

scientific name

Ospriocerus vallensis Martin
status

 

Ospriocerus vallensis Martin 

Ospriocerus vallensis Martin, 1968: 420  .

Recognition characters: Red and black species; length 22 mm; mystax black; antennal style short and not extended apically; thorax black, thinly gray pollinose, 5 long black dorsocentrals on the metanotal declivity; scutellum subshining dark brown, 8 marginal bristles, vestiture black; wings black; abdominal sternites 1–3 black, sternites 4–6 red, tergites 2–4 with brownish pollen caudolaterally on incisures, tergite 2 with narrow posterior red band, tergites 3–7 red; legs black, apical tarsal segments red, vestiture black.

Distribution: Recorded from Wyoming by Geller-Grimm (2018).

Habitat: Saltbrush-greasewood shrub and sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Genus

Ospriocerus

Loc

Ospriocerus vallensis Martin

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

Ospriocerus vallensis

Martin, C. H. 1968: 420