Lestomyia strigipes Curran

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: 84

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-B871-E54F-63F1-FC2862CAF912

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lestomyia strigipes Curran
status

 

Lestomyia strigipes Curran 

Lestomyia strigipes Curran, 1931: 3  .

Recognition characters: Brownish yellow species; length 9–12 mm; mystax yellowish white; thorax brownish yellow pollinose; scutellar setae lacking; scutellar bristles 6–8, yellowish white; wings hyaline; abdomen brownish yellow pollinose, lateral bristles on first abdominal segment yellowish; legs reddish brown, femora and tibiae black above.

Distribution: ALBANY: Laramie, 29 June 1974 (SD) (female with Leptogastrinae  as prey), 10:02 a.m.; Laramie 9 th St., 12 June 1978 ( GS); T15N R73W, Albany Co., 2,286 m (7,500 ft), 16 June 1978 ( RJL). FREMONT: 16 km S of Shoshoni, 16 June 1972 ( RJL) (female with winged ant as prey). LARAMIE: Holotype, one male; allotype, one female; paratypes, one male and one female, Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, 9 June 1920 ( FEL). SWEETWATER: 40.7 km S of Creston Jct., 25 June 1978 ( RJL); NE Farson, Big Sandy Res., 28 June 1978 ( RJL); 26 km SW of Wamsutter, 26 June 1978 ( RJL) (two specimens); 36 km SW of Wamsutter, 26 June 1978 ( RJL); 38 km SW of Wamsutter, 26 June 1978 ( RJL); 66.6 km SW of Wamsutter, 26 June 1978 ( RJL). Recorded from Wyoming by: Cole (1969); Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018); Martin & Wilcox (1965).

Habitat: Grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Lestomyia

Loc

Lestomyia strigipes Curran

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

Lestomyia strigipes

Curran, C. H. 1931: 3