Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Synolcus
Family: Asilidae (Insecta/Diptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
acrobaptus
NOTES

A large bristly robber fly with a hairy head which has a deep groove in it. Adults have bristly heads and a stout proboscis. The eat other insects which are usually caught in flight. The larvae are maggot-like.


AUTHORITY
(Wiedemann, 1828)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The body is brown and the wings are transparent with a black marking at the wing tip
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Robber fly
Habitat
NOTES: Perches on shrubs in the veld and in sunny spots in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Asilus incisuralis



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