No Common Name Atomosia puella (Wiedemann, 1828)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Asilidae   >   Genus Atomosia   

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This species can be extremely common. It prefers to perch, often with the head pointed downwards, on weathered wood, like telephone poles, tree trunks, etc. They have an interesting flight courtship display.

There are 36 records in the project database.

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An Atomosia puella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/19/2015).Verified by Herschel Raney and Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

An Atomosia puella in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/5/2016). Verified by Chris Cohen. Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

An Atomosia puella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/19/2015). Verified by Herschel Raney and Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

An Atomosia puella in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/27/2015). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

An Atomosia puella in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/18/2020). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/5/2016). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/29/2020). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/13/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/29/2020). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/24/2017). (c) Mark Etheridge, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/28/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/28/2020). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/19/2020). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/26/2020). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/25/2020). (c) swindsor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by swindsor via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Atomosia puella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/8/2020). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)


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