No Common Name Ommatius tibialis (Say, 1823)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Asilidae   >   Genus Ommatius   

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This species was characterized by Bromley as having a preference for wet meadows or fields (in Baker & Fischer, 1975). It usually emerges as an adult in June in Virginia. The species normally perches in a horizontal manner on stems, but not at the tip (Bedell, 2010).

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Ommatius tibialis at Calvert Cliffs, Maryland (7/15/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

An Ommatius tibialis in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/28/2018). Determined by Herschel Raney and Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

An Ommatius tibialis in Accomack Co., Virginia (7/19/2013). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

An Ommatius tibialis in Accomack Co., Virginia (7/19/2013). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)


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