Diogmites angustipennis Loew

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: 82-83

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-B873-E54E-63F1-F95B6617FC63

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scientific name

Diogmites angustipennis Loew
status

 

Diogmites angustipennis Loew 

Diogmites angustipennis Loew, 1866: 23  .

Recognition characters: Light to dark orange species; length 16–30 mm; mystax confined to oral margin, white; thorax orangeish white and orange with two orangeish white stripes dorsally; scutellar bristles 2, black, no scutellar setae; abdomen orangeish white pollinose; abdomen light orange, short light setae dorsally on all segments, few black ones intermixed on segment 2; segments 2–5 with diagonal black stripes laterally; legs orange with black bristles.

Distribution: CROOK: Devils Tower National Monument, 16–18 Aug. 1983; 18 Aug. 1984. GOSHEN: Torrington, 9 Aug. 1950 ( REP). NIOBRARA: 32 km NE Lusk, 13 Aug. 1982. PLATTE: Camp Guernsey, WANG, 2001b ( CSU. GMAD); Dwyer, 24 Aug. 1960, 1 Aug.1961, 17 Aug. 1962, 3 Sept. 1964 ( RJL); Glendo, 3 Sept. 1964 ( RJL); 6 July 1972 ( SD); Gray Rocks Ranch, Camp Guernsey, 22 July–5 Aug. 2008 ( CSU, GMAD); Laramie Peak, Laramie Range, 3 Sept. 1964 ( FRH, RJL); Palmer Canyon, Laramie Range, 1,703 m (5,587 ft), 12 July1966 ( RJL); 14 Sept. 1951 ( REP); Wheatland, 5 Aug.–10 Sept. 1964 ( FRH, RJL); 13–31 Aug. 1965 ( RJL); 20 July 1966 ( ACS); 37 km N of Wheatland, 22 Aug. 1967 ( DR), 9–18 Aug. 1972 ( SD), 21 Aug. 1972 ( RJL), 27–30 July 1973 ( SD), 23–30 July 1974 ( SD); Guernsey, numerous records, 4 Aug.–5 Sept. ( RJL, FRH); Oregon Trail Park, Guernsey, 21 Aug. 1973 ( SD). Recorded from Wyoming by: Barnes (2010a) (Crook, Laramie, Niobrara and Platte Counties); Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018); Lavigne & Holland (1969).

Habitat: Grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass and grama-buffalo grass grassland vegetation types. Open range, short- to mid-grass plains; rangeland (see Lavigne & Holland 1969).

Ethology: Rests on and forages from both soil and tall perennials; courtship (see Lavigne & Holland 1969).

Prey: All prey were taken in the Wheatland area. DIPTERA  , Asilidae  : Diogmites augustipennis  , 20 July1974; Megaphorus guildiana  , 9 Aug. 1972, 28 July 1973, 23 July 1974, 29 July 1974; Ospriocerus latipennis  , 20 July 1973; HEMIPTERA (Homoptera)  , Membracidae  : Tortistilus collinus (Van Duzee)  , 27 July 1973 (two records); HY- MENOPTERA, Formica  sp. (winged reproductives), 21 Aug. 1972, Aug. 21 1972 (two records); Vespidae  : Rygchium annulatum (Say)  , 9 Aug. 1972. COLEOPTERA  , DIPTERA  , HEMIPTERA (Heteroptera, Homoptera)  , HYMENOP- TERA, LEPIDOPTERA  , ORTHOPTERA  (see Barnes 2010a; Lavigne & Holland 1969; Lavigne and Pfadt 1966).

REP

Desert Experiment Station of the W.I.R.

CSU

Colorado State University

SD

San Diego Natural History Museum

DR

Technische Universität Dresden

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Diogmites

Loc

Diogmites angustipennis Loew

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

Diogmites angustipennis

Loew, H. 1866: 23