Heteropogon

Dennis, D. Steve, Barnes, Jeffrey K. & Knutson, Lloyd, 2008, Pupal cases of Nearctic robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae), Zootaxa 1868 (1), pp. 1-98: 39

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1868.1.1

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038587C9-7449-AA02-46D2-FC91FA710260

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Heteropogon
status

 

Key to known pupal cases of Nearctic species of Heteropogon  

1 Proboscial sheath without tubercles posteriorly; apex of maxillary sheath with small palpal sheath near juncture with proboscial sheath; posterior mesothoracic spine present; thorax lacking dorsolateral bristlelike spines; abdominal segment 1 with dorsal transverse row of 12–13 recurved spurs, median pair short, outer spurs often shorter than inner spurs; abdominal segment 7 with 6 long spurs alternating with 1–4 short spines; segment 8 with 2 dorsal spurs on each side of midline ...... Heteropogon macerinus (Walker)  

­ Proboscial sheath with minute tubercles posteriorly on each side of median furrow; maxillary sheath without tubercle; posterior mesothoracic tubercle lacking spine, with 2 long, curved bristle­like spines; thorax dorsolaterally with 2 long, curved, median bristles; abdominal segment 1 with dorsal transverse row of 17 apically recurved spurs, dorsolateral and middle spurs shorter; abdominal segment 7 with 6 long spurs, spines absent; abdominal segment 8 with pair of long dorsomedian spurs...... Heteropogon wilcoxi James  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae