No Common Name Holcocephala calva (Loew, 1872)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Asilidae   >   Genus Holcocephala   

Status:

Perches on tips of dead branches or tall plants in edge habitats. May prefer higher perches than H. abdominalis. Can be surprisingly common with a proper search image.

Relationships:

Difficult to separate from other species in genus. Please place unidentified Holcocephala photos here.

There are 4 records in the project database.

View taxon at iNaturalist

Search Google Images

GAALWAFR CLMO HOBA BCHACEPGAACVCHSMKEQACNTADOWISOWO
A Holcocephala calva in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/24/2015). Determined by by Ben Coulter and Herschel Raney/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Holcocephala calva in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/24/2015). Determined by by Ben Coulter and Herschel Raney/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Holcocephala calva in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/10/2016). Determined by Chris Cohen/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Holcocephala calva in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/26/2018). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Holcocephala calva in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/11/2014). (c) Even Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Even Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


View All Images

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

View Bibliography