Laphria vivax 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: 93

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-B87E-E540-63F1-FDD062CAFB0A

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laphria vivax Williston
status

 

Laphria vivax Williston 

Laphria vivax Williston, 1883: 30  .

Recognition characters: Shining black species; length 14–22 mm; long setae of mystax black, decumbent pile yellow; thorax with short black pile, distinct blue reflection, tufts of setae elsewhere on thorax yellowish; scutellum with yellow setae and marginal upturned yellow and black bristles; wings nearly hyaline towards base, lightly clouded with pale brownish on outer part, veins reddish; abdomen with short black pile, thick longer yellow pile; legs black, setae on femora mixed black and golden, front and middle tibiae on outer side with yellow pile, trace of yellow pile on hind tibiae.

Distribution: TETON: 1.6 km S of Jackson Biological Research Sta., Moran, 6 July–23 Aug. as predator of Passaloecus relativus Fox  ( Hymenoptera  : Crabronidae  ) [ Evans (1970)].

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe shrub and grassland vegetation type.

Ethology: Nothing known.

Prey: None known.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Laphria

Loc

Laphria vivax Williston

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

Laphria vivax

Williston, S. W. 1883: 30