Laphria sackeni Banks

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: 92

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-B879-E547-63F1-FB8F67FEF95F

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laphria sackeni Banks
status

 

Laphria sackeni Banks 

Dasyllis sackeni Banks, 1917: 54  .

Recognition characters: Golden orange species; length 16–22 mm; mystax orange except for a few black setae on side below; thorax orange pilose except mesonotum which is largely short black pilosity; scutellar setae and bristles orange; wings brownish; abdomen brownish, orange pilose; legs black, pile of femora and tibiae black and orange and of tarsi black, bristles black.

Distribution: Recorded from Yellowstone National Park, 26 June 1907 ( WR) by McAtee (1918) under the name L. vultur O. S. Wilcox (1936c)  states, “This is the species ( sackeni  ) referred to as vultur  by McAtee, Mr. Greene having compared specimens with McAtee’s material in the U. S. National Museum.”

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

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: COLEOPTERA  , Scarabaeidae  : Yellowstone National Park, 26 June 1907 ( WR).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Laphria

Loc

Laphria sackeni Banks

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

Dasyllis sackeni

Banks, N. 1917: 54