Holopogon currani 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: 79

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-B86C-E552-63F1-FD6E62CAFBE3

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Holopogon currani Martin
status

 

Holopogon currani Martin 

Holopogon currani Martin, 1959: 17  .

Recognition characters: Shining black species; length 7–8 mm; mystax black; thorax gray pollinose laterally, brown pollinose dorsally; scutellar bristles black, scutellar setae lacking; abdomen shining black, lateral setae on abdominal segment 1 white; legs shining black; setae and bristles on femora and tibiae white, on tarsi black.

Distribution: PLATTE: Glendo, 28 July 1961 ( RJL); Guernsey, July 1955 ( WDF); Guernsey State Park, 15 June 1977, 21 July 1971.

Habitat: Grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation type. Protected gully in short grass rangeland; rangeland breaks.

Ethology: Rests on and forages from tips of spikes of cheatgrass, Bromus  sp.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Holopogon

Loc

Holopogon currani Martin

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

Holopogon currani

Martin, C. H. 1959: 17