No Common Name Laphria index McAtee, 1919  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Asilidae   >   Genus Laphria   

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Laphria index and L. ithypyga are essentially identical in appearance, aside from terminal appendages. Males are fairly easily distinguished with clear photos, but females are not separable in the field. Prefers more mesic habitats than ithypyga, and generally more widespread and common (Baker & Fischer 1975).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Laphria index in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/26/2013). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

Laphria index in Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania (06/24/2014). Photo by Ben Coulter. (MBP list)

Laphria index in Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania (06/24/2014). Photo by Ben Coulter. (MBP list)

A Laphria index in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/29/2017). Verified by Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)


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