Atomosia puella (Wiedemann)

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

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7708F17A-B875-E54B-63F1-FEA562CAFC5E

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scientific name

Atomosia puella (Wiedemann)
status

 

Atomosia puella (Wiedemann) 

Laphria puella Wiedemann, 1828: 531  .

Recognition characters: Black species; length 5–8 mm; mystax white; thorax black dorsally, thinly covered with vesture of pale silvery setae like setae; scutellum with discal setae like setae similar to those on dorsum of thorax; wings brownish; abdomen shining black, setae brownish yellow; legs largely black or dark brown, femora and tibiae often pale basally or at apex.

Distribution: Recorded from Wyoming by: Fisher & Wilcox (1997); Geller-Grimm (2018).

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe and wheatgrass-needlegrass shrub steppe shrub and grassland, and grama-needlegrass-wheatgrass, grama-buffalo grass and wheatgrass-needlegrass grassland vegetation types.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Atomosia

Loc

Atomosia puella (Wiedemann)

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

Laphria puella

Wiedemann, C. R. W. 1828: 531