Cyrtopogon pulcher Back

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: 72

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-B865-E55B-63F1-FC10638CFA83

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Plazi

scientific name

Cyrtopogon pulcher Back
status

 

Cyrtopogon pulcher Back 

Cyrtopogon pulcher Back 1909: 274  .

Recognition characters: Black species; length 12–14 mm; third antennal segment reddish, joint yellowish red; mystax black with few yellowish setae in middle; thorax grayish white pollinose laterally, white to dull olive and black pollinose dorsally, scutellar setae black; wing hyaline, covered with gray microtrichia; abdomen brown to black, lateral setae on all segments in female and 1–3 in male yellow to yellowish white, remaining segments in male black; legs with femora black, tibiae and tarsi yellowish red to red.

Distribution: CARBON: Elk Mtn., 11–19 July 1972 (SD, RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Dennis et al. (2010); Lavigne & Dennis (1994).

Habitat: Pine-douglas fir forest (clearings within forest where shrubs and grasses are dominant) vegetation type. Clearings in mixed lodgepole pine and sub-alpine fir forest.

Ethology: Forages from fallen logs, dead tree stumps and rocks, in sun.

Prey: Prey were taken on Elk Mt. DIPTERA  , Muscidae  : Hydrotaea irritans  (L.). 11 July 1972; Mycetophilidae  : Sciophila  sp., 11 July 1972. HEMIPTERA (Heteroptera, Homoptera)  (see Dennis et al. 2010; Lavigne & Dennis 1994).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Cyrtopogon

Loc

Cyrtopogon pulcher Back

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

Cyrtopogon pulcher

Back, E. A. 1909: 274