No Common Name Diogmites platypterus Loew, 1866    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Asilidae   >   Genus Diogmites   

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The type species for the genus, Diogmites platypterus is dark in color, and has broad wings, as its specific epithet would suggest. The wings are dark brownish, darker than any similar species. The body is dark brown, without conspicuous lateral spots on the abdomen, while the legs are orange or yellow. The species occurs in low vegetation near water (Artigas, 1966).

There is 1 record in the project database.

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Diogmites platypterus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/26/2018). (c) Reid Rumelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Reid Rumelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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