Laphria ferox 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: 91

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-B878-E546-63F1-FC4C62CAFABE

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laphria ferox Williston
status

 

Laphria ferox Williston 

Laphria ferox Williston, 1883: 29  .

Recognition characters: Black and yellow species; length 12–14 mm; mystax black with few yellow setae in middle; patch of yellow pile below each antenna; thorax brown pollinose with black setae and setae; scutellar setae and bristles black; wings gray; abdomen black with mat of dense yellow setae covering all segments dorsally except black genitalia; legs, femora and tibiae black, tarsi dark reddish brown, setae and bristles black; basistyle of male with median lamellate brush-like appendage apparently formed of coalescent bristles.

Distribution: PARK: Pahaska Campground, Pahaska Tepee (E entrance of Yellowstone Nat’l, Park), 21 Aug. 1963 ( LJS, RJL).

Habitat: Pine-douglas fir forest (clearings within the forest where shrubs and grasses are dominant) vegetation type. Clearings within mixed coniferous forest.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

LJS

Scientific Research Centre

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Laphria

Loc

Laphria ferox Williston

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

Laphria ferox

Williston, S. W. 1883: 29