Heteropogon rubrifasciatus

Abdominal segments black with apices of abdominal segments 2-6 broadly reddish, and abdominal segment 7 entirely reddish.

Habitat: Occurs in “scrub country on white sand, alighting on tips of twigs or branches” (Bromley, 1950).

Size: 10-15 mm

FL Season: October

FL Range: Putnam County, Martin County


Bromley, S. W. (1931). New Asilidae, with a revised key to the genus Stenopogon Loew:(Diptera). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 24(2), 427-435.

Bromley, S. W. (1950). Records and descriptions of Asilidae in the collection of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology (Diptera).

Pritchard, A. E. (1935). New Asilidae from the southwestern United States (Diptera). American Museum novitates; no. 813.

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