Laphria astur Osten-Sacken

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: 90

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-B87B-E545-63F1-FD1262CAFB2B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laphria astur Osten-Sacken
status

 

Laphria astur Osten-Sacken 

Laphria (Dasyllis) astur Osten-Sacken  : 285.

Recognition characters: Black and yellow species; length 11–14 mm; mystax yellow above, black below; thorax black with dense mat of yellow setae dorsally; scutellar setae and bristles black; wings brownish; abdomen black, pile on segments 1–2 (or 3) black dorsally, yellow laterally, pile on remaining segments yellow; legs, black with black and yellow setae, bristles black.

Distribution: LINCOLN: Little Greys River, 9 July 1967 ( OLP) (specimen in CAS). TETON: Moran Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, 2,134 –2,286 m (7,000 –7,500 ft), 4 Aug. 1966 ( RJL).

Habitat: Pine-douglas fir forest (clearings within the forest where shrubs and grasses are dominant), and sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation types. Clearing in mixed coniferous forest on east side of the Tetons.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

OLP

Univerzity Palackého

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Laphria