Cophura brevicornis (Williston)

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: 81

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-B872-E54C-63F1-FA3462CAF82E

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scientific name

Cophura brevicornis (Williston)
status

 

Cophura brevicornis (Williston) 

Taracticus brevicornis Williston, 1883: 22  .

Recognition characters: Grayish black species; length 8–10 mm; mystax black, limited to oral margin; thorax gray pollinose; wings with brownish aspect; scutellar bristles 2, black; abdomen black, lateral apical corners of segments 2–5 silvery pollinose; legs brown, setae short and white bristles black.

Distribution: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: Mammoth Hot Springs Camp, 23 July 1957 (AD & HD - CU); 9 July 1930; 1 July 1932 ( AMNH). Recorded from Wyoming by: Geller-Grimm (2018); Melander (1923a) ( YNP).

Habitat: Douglas fir forest and sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

YNP

The Yosemite Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Cophura

Loc

Cophura brevicornis (Williston)

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

Taracticus brevicornis

Williston, S. W. 1883: 22