Laphystia flavipes Coquillett

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: 94

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-B87F-E541-63F1-FA2062CAF8FE

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laphystia flavipes Coquillett
status

 

Laphystia flavipes Coquillett 

Laphystia flavipes Coquillett, 1904: 180  .

Recognition characters: Gray and black species; length 10–12 mm; mystax white; thorax gray and yellow pollinose; scutellar bristles lacking, scutellar setae white, short and recumbent; abdomen black with gray pollinose fasciae entire on all segments; legs in females with basal 2/3, 5/6 and 13/16, respectively, of the fore, middle and hind femora reddish brown.

Distribution: Recorded from Wyoming by: Cole (1969); Geller-Grimm (2018); Wilcox (1960) [1881, Morrison ( HKM)].

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe and wheatgrass-needlegrass shrub steppe shrub and grassland, grama-needlegrasswheatgrass, 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

Laphystia

Loc

Laphystia flavipes Coquillett

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

Laphystia flavipes

Coquillett, D. W. 1904: 180