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Species Diogmites neoternatus

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Asilidae (Robber Flies)
Subfamily Dasypogoninae
Genus Diogmites (Hanging-thieves)
Species neoternatus (Diogmites neoternatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Deromyia neoternata
Explanation of Names
Diogmites neoternatus (Bromley 1931)
body 20-30 mm (average 24 mm)(1)
medium-sized brownish species with long legs; abdomen strongly constricted between segments II & III; mesonotum with three velvety black stripes that contrast with the light background of the disc(1)
Across the US (DE-MI-NE-NV to FL-TX-AZ); Mexico(2)
tates: Arizona, east to Florida, north to Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Ohio, eastward to Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina.
Fields, shrubby thickets, such as bramble patches.
Jun-Aug in NC(3)
Works Cited
1.The genus Diogmites in the eastern United States
Artigas J.N. 1966. Ohio J. Sci. 66: 401-421.
2.Information on robber flies, compiled by F. Geller-Grimm
3.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.