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

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Diogmites misellus is a small yellowish species of robber fly, with dark markings on the thorax similar to several other species. It prefers open, dry habitats. It has a distinctive habit of gleaning ants or flies off of grass stems, an unusual feeding method for asilids (Artigas, 1966). Most asilids capture prey in flight.

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