back




Catalog of the robber flies of Germany
(Diptera: Asilidae)

Fritz Geller-Grimm


Last saved Feb. 10 1999

  
beginningIntroduction

The list was submitted for the "Check list of German Diptera" [citation: Schumann, H. & Bährmann, R. & Stark, A. (eds.) (1999): Checkliste der Dipteren Deutschlands. Studia dipterologica Supplement 2: 88-90; Halle.], but it contains further information, seperated into three sections:

  1. Checked species
  2. Questionable species
  3. Species without proof and doubtful species


















































beginningChecked species (79)

  1. Andrenosoma albibarbe (Meigen, 1820)
  2. Andrenosoma atrum (Linnaeus, 1758)
  3. Aneomochtherus flavicornis (Ruthe, 1831) [Neomochtherus]
  4. Antipalus varipes (Meigen, 1820)
  5. Antiphrisson trifarius (Loew, 1849)
  6. Asilus crabroniformis Linnaeus, 1758
  7. Choerades castellanii (Hradsky, 1962) [first record: Bienwald 1997]
  8. Choerades dioctriaeformis (Meigen, 1820)
  9. Choerades femorata (Meigen, 1804) [= marginata s. str. sensu Miksch et al., 1993, [compare with the key for Choerades]
  10. Choerades fimbriata (Meigen, 1820)
  11. Choerades fuliginosa (Panzer, [1798])
  12. Choerades fulva (Meigen, 1804) [first record: Freiburg 1994, sensu Hradsky 1997]
  13. Choerades gilva (Linnaeus, 1758)
  14. Choerades ignea (Meigen, 1820)
  15. Choerades marginata (Linnaeus, 1758) [= marginata var. sensu Miksch et al., 1993, [compare with the key for Choerades]
  16. Choerades rufipes (Fallén, 1814)
  17. Cyrtopogon lateralis (Fallén, 1814)
  18. Cyrtopogon maculipennis (Macquart, 1834)
  19. Cyrtopogon ruficornis (Fabricius, 1794)
  20. Dasypogon diadema (Fabricius, 1781)
  21. Didysmachus picipes (Meigen, 1820) [Dysmachus]
  22. Dioctria atricapilla Meigen, 1804
  23. Dioctria bicincta Meigen, 1820
  24. Dioctria cothurnata Meigen, 1820
  25. Dioctria flavipennis Meigen, 1820
  26. Dioctria harcyniae Loew, 1844
  27. Dioctria humeralis Zeller, 1840
  28. Dioctria hyalipennis (Fabricius, 1794) [= baumhaueri Meigen, 1820]
  29. Dioctria lateralis Meigen, 1804
  30. Dioctria linearis (Fabricius, 1787)
  31. Dioctria longicornis Meigen, 1820
  32. Dioctria oelandica (Linnaeus, 1758)
  33. Dioctria rufipes (De Geer, 1776)
  34. Dioctria rufithrorax Loew, 1853
  35. Dioctria sudetica Duda, 1940
  36. Dysmachus fuscipennis (Meigen, 1820)
  37. Dysmachus praemorsus (Loew, 1854)
  38. Dysmachus trigonus (Meigen, 1804)
  39. Echthistus rufinervis (Meigen, 1820)
  40. Erax barbatus Scopoli, 1763
  41. Eutolmus rufibarbis (Meigen, 1820)
  42. Holopogon fumipennis (Meigen, 1820)
  43. Holopogon nigripennis (Meigen, 1820)
  44. Laphria ephippium (Fabricius, 1781)
  45. Laphria flava (Linnaeus, 1761)
  46. Laphria gibbosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
  47. Lasiopogon cinctus (Fabricius, 1781)
  48. Leptarthrus brevirostris (Meigen, 1804)
  49. Leptarthrus vitripennis (Meigen, 1820)
  50. Leptogaster cylindrica (De Geer, 1776)
  51. Leptogaster guttiventris Zetterstedt, 1842
  52. Leptogaster pubicornis Loew, 1847
  53. Leptogaster subtilis Loew, 1847
  54. Machimus arthriticus (Zeller, 1840) [Epitriptus]
  55. Machimus chrysitis (Meigen, 1820)
  56. Machimus cyanopus (Loew, 1849)
  57. Machimus gonatistes (Zeller, 1840) [The occurence of M. gonatistes could not be confirmed until the last century.]
  58. Machimus rusticus (Meigen, 1820)
  59. Machimus setibarbus (Loew, 1849)
  60. Molobratia teutonus (Linné, 1767)
  61. Neoepitriptus setosulus (Zeller, 1840)
  62. Neoitamus cothurnatus (Meigen, 1820)
  63. Neoitamus cyanurus (Loew, 1849)
  64. Neoitamus socius (Loew, 1871)
  65. Neomochtherus geniculatus (Meigen, 1820) [Paritamus]
  66. Neomochtherus pallipes (Meigen, 1820)
  67. Pamponerus germanicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  68. Philonicus albiceps (Meigen, 1820)
  69. Rhadiurgus variabilis (Zetterstedt, [1838])
  70. Stichopogon albofasciatus (Meigen, 1820)
  71. Stichopogon elegantulus (Wiedemann in Meigen, 1820)
  72. Stichopogon schineri Koch, 1872
  73. Stilpnogaster aemula (Meigen, 1820)
  74. Tolmerus atricapillus (Fallén, 1814)
  75. Tolmerus atripes Loew, 1854
  76. Tolmerus cingulatus (Fabricius, 1781) [Epitriptus]
  77. Tolmerus cowini Hobby, 1946 [Epitriptus]
  78. Tolmerus pyragra (Zeller, 1840)
  79. Tolmerus strandi (Duda, 1940)






















































beginningQuestionable species (3)


















































beginningSpecies without proof (exclusive in literature) - and doubtful species (43)

  1. Andrenosoma violaceum (Fabricius, 1781)
  2. Aneomochtherus flavipes (Meigen, 1820) [Neomochtherus]
  3. Antipalus sinuatus (Loew, 1854)
  4. Asilus auripilus Meigen, 1830
  5. Asilus bojus Schrank, 1803
  6. Asilus marginellus Schrank, 1803
  7. Asilus podagricus Schrank, 1803
  8. Cerdistus erythrurus (Meigen, 1820)
  9. Cerdistus zelleri Schiner, 1862
  10. Cyrtopogon flavimanus Meigen, 1820
  11. Cyrtopogon fulvicornis (Macquart, 1834)
  12. Cyrtopogon meyerduerii Mik, 1864
  13. Dasypogon melanopterus Loew, 1869
  14. Dioctria danica (Schrank, 1803)
  15. Dioctria gagates Wiedemann in Meigen, 1820
  16. Dioctria lata Loew, 1853
  17. Dioctria meridionalis Bezzi, 1898
  18. Dysmachus basalis (Loew, 1848)
  19. Dysmachus bifurcus (Loew, 1848)
  20. Dysmachus bimucronatus (Loew, 1854)
  21. Dysmachus cochleatus (Loew, 1854)
  22. Dysmachus cristatus (Wiedemann in Meigen, 1820)
  23. Dysmachus setiger (Loew, 1848)
  24. Dysmachus stylifer (Loew, 1854)
  25. Engelepogon brunnipes (Fabricius, 1794)
  26. Erax punctipennis (Meigen, 1820)
  27. Eutolmus haematoscelis (Gerstaecker, 1861)
  28. Holopogon venustus (Rossi, 1790)
  29. Laphria anthrax Meigen, 1804
  30. Lasiopogon immaculatus Strobl, 1893
  31. Lasiopogon montanus Schiner, 1862
  32. Lasiopogon pilosellus Loew, 1847
  33. Leptogaster pallipes von Roser, 1840
  34. Machimus caliginosus (Meigen, 1820)
  35. Machimus fimbriatus (Meigen, 1804)
  36. Machimus lacinulatus Loew, 1854
  37. Neomochtherus alpinus (Meigen, 1820) [= Asilus melanopus Meigen, 1820 / Paritamus]
  38. Neomochtherus schineri schineri (Egger, 1855)
  39. Pogonosoma maroccanum (Fabricius, 1794)
  40. Premochtherus fuscifemoratus (Macquart, 1838) [Neomochtherus]
  41. Stenopogon callosus (Pallas in Wiedemann, 1818)
  42. Stenopogon sabaudus (Fabricius, 1794)
  43. Stilpnogaster stabilis (Zeller, 1840)

















Address:

Fritz Geller-Grimm
biologist & taxidermist
Spielmannstr.20
65934 Frankfurt a.M.
Germany
Homepage Asilidae


© F. Geller-Grimm


back beginning