Lasiopogon lavignei Cannings

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: 114

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-B853-E56D-63F1-FED5605EFC99

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scientific name

Lasiopogon lavignei Cannings
status

 

Lasiopogon lavignei Cannings 

Lasiopogon lavignei Cannings, 2002: 144  .

Recognition characters: Large gray species with only faint gray-gold tomentum laterally and light brown patches of tomentum basally on dorsum of abdominal segments; length 10–12 mm; mystax black or brown, with a few white setae below; thoracic bristles and setae mostly brown or black, dorsocentrals rather weak and sometimes hardly represented anteriorly, prominent posteriorly; scutellar tomentum gray, with some faint brown-gold highlights, apical setae black, 2–4 on each side, angles laterally, no discal setae, but some brown setae and weak setae mixed with primary setae on margin; abdominal tergites with lateral margin and apical band of gray tomentum, often extending weakly basally along midline; surstyli of male dark chestnut with dark brown setae; dististyle compact; tarsi and sometimes tibiae light brown, contrasting with dark brown femora and sometimes tibiae.

Distribution: WASHAKIE: 13.5 km E of Tensleep, Leigh Creek Camp Ground (holotype and three paratypes), 10 June 1980 (one holotype and two other specimens are deposited in USNM). Recorded from Wyoming by Cannings (2002).

Habitat: Pine-douglas fir forest vegetation type. Mountain forests near streams.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: DIPTERA  : Cecidomyiidae  (see Cannings 2002).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Lasiopogon

Loc

Lasiopogon lavignei Cannings

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

Lasiopogon lavignei

Cannings, R. A. 2002: 144