Laphria virginica (Banks): Original Description

Banks, N. 1917. Synopsis of the genus Dasyllis (Asilidae). Bulletin Brooklyn Entomological Society Vol. 12, Page 53-54.

Dasyllis virginica n. sp.--In general appearance similar to D. flavicollis, but the scutellum is without yellow hair; the basal abdominal segment is black haired on the sides, as are the other segments (in flavicollis there is some yellow hair on sides of the basal segment); the body of the male is broader than usual in flavicollis, and the superior appendages are more blunt pointed. Length 18 mm.

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From Falls Church, Glencarlyn and Chain Bridge, Va., in June.

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