Heteropogon maculinervis James

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: 76

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-B869-E557-63F1-FF016016FC05

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scientific name

Heteropogon maculinervis James
status

 

Heteropogon maculinervis James 

Heteropogon maculinervis James, 1937: 12  .

Recognition characters: Brownish species; length 10–14 mm; mystax black with some white setae above; thorax brown pollinose dorsally, gray pollinose laterally; scutellar bristles lacking setae white, veins of wings dark brown with brown spots at junctions of several veins; abdomen black with apical 2–3 segments reddish brown, lateral setae on abdominal segments 1–4 white, hind corners of segments yellow-gray pollinose; legs, femora black, tibiae and tarsi reddish brown, patch of black setae on middle tibiae of males.

Distribution: FREMONT: Lander, WANG, LTA, 8 August 2004 ( CSU, GMAD). PLATTE: Twin Pine Ranch, 13 km W of Dwyer, 12 Sept. 1965 ( FRH), 14 Sept. 1965 ( RJL), 25 Aug, 1966 ( RJL); Laramie Peak, 3 Sept. 1964 ( RJL, FRH); 14 km W of Dwyer Jct., Laramie Peak - Laramie Mtns., 2 Aug.–14 Sept. ( FRH, RJL). SHERIDAN: 9.8 km E of Sheridan, 5 Aug. 1980 ( RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Dennis & Lavigne (2007); Geller-Grimm (2018); Lavigne (1970b).

Habitat: Pine-douglas fir forest (clearings within the forest where shrubs and grasses are dominant) vegetation type. Local population occurred in canyon along dry intermittent streambed (see Lavigne 1970b).

Ethology: Flies rested and foraged from tips of branches of willow and box elder at a height of 1.2–6.1 m; courtship (see Lavigne 1970b).

Prey: HYMENOPTERA  , Formicidae  : unidentified (winged reproductive). HEMIPTERA  (as Homoptera), HYMENOPTERA  (see Dennis & Lavigne 2007; Lavigne 1970b).

CSU

Colorado State University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Heteropogon

Loc

Heteropogon maculinervis James

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

Heteropogon maculinervis

James, M. T. 1937: 12