Choerades gilva (Linnaeus)

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: 88-89

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4662.1.1

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Choerades gilva (Linnaeus)
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Choerades gilva (Linnaeus) 

Asilus gilva Linnaeus, 1758: 605  .

Recognition characters: Black and orange species; length 15–18 mm; mystax black with a few white bristles intermixed; thorax faintly gray pollinose with short black setae dorsally; scutellar setae and bristles black; wings blackish; abdomen black, segments 3–5 with orange pile dorsally, lateral setae of abdominal segment 1 white; legs black, setae white and bristles black.

Distribution: CROOK: Devil’s Tower, 7 July 1946 ( CPA-UM). JOHNSON: Buffalo, 21 Aug 1948 ( REP). Wyoming Territory, No. 205 Hy. Edwards (Henry Edwards, probably 1865–1877) (specimen in CAS). Recorded from Wyoming by: Adisoemarto (1967) (Lander, as Laphria gilva  ); Lavigne & Bullington (2001) (Albany County, Snowy Range Mountains, Medicine Bow Range).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe and wheatgrass-needlegrass shrub steppe shrub and grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

REP

Desert Experiment Station of the W.I.R.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Choerades

Loc

Choerades gilva (Linnaeus)

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

Asilus gilva

Linnaeus, C. 1758: 605