Asilinae


Note: In GA, 11 genera and about 46 species. The former subfamily Apocleinae has recently been moved back into Asilinae, but since the taxonomic relationships within this subfamily are not resolved I am listing them all alphabetically by genus. .

Asilus sericeus

Two individuals, male on left and female on right

7 Jun 2004, Field off US 76 near Young Harris, Towns County, GA, USA              sp


Asilus sericeus

7 Jun 2005, Bullard Road at Ocmulgee River, Twiggs County, GA, USA  


Asilus sericeus

14 Jun 2006, Big South Fork of Cumberland River at TN 297, Scott County, TN, USA  


Efferia aestuans female

11 Aug 2003, Kennesaw Mtn National Battlefield Park, John Ward Rd, Cobb County, USA                                                            sp


Efferia aestuans females, perching on the shaded underside of branches on a sunny hot day

28 Aug 2003, Pocket Campground, Chattooga County, GA, USA                                     sp 3


  Efferia aestuans female

11 Aug 2005, E Ferrell Palmer Park, Calhoun, Gordon County, GA, USA


  Efferia aestuans female

24 Sep 2005, Kennesaw Mtn National Battlefield Park, Cobb County, USA      


Efferia aestuans

20 Jul 2006, Chattahoochee River NRA, Cobb County, USA      


Efferia albibarbis

20 Aug 2003, Saint Simons Island East Beach, Glynn County, GA, USA                             sp


  Efferia albibarbis female

8 Jul 2004, South Beach Jekyll Island, Glynn County, GA, USA


  Efferia albibarbis female

10 May 2006, Sand quarry pond, Long County, GA, USA


  Efferia albibarbis male

21 May 2006, Ouachita River at Pine Ridge, Montgomery County, AR, USA


Efferia apicalis male

30 Jul 2003, Ohoopee Dunes Natural Area, Emanuel County, GA, USA                        sp3


Efferia apicalis female

22 Jul 2004, Kolomoki Mounds State Park, Early County, GA, USA


  Efferia apicalis female

22 Jul 2004, Williams Bluff Preserve, Early County, GA, USA  


  Efferia apicalis pair, in mating posture different from typical asilid tail-to-tail position

20 Aug 2003, Griffin Ridge WMA, Long County, GA, USA                                sp4a/b


  Efferia apicalis female

17 Aug 2005, Dodge PFA, Dodge County, GA, USA  


  Efferia apicalis female

14 Aug 2006, G Smith State Park, Emanuel County, GA, USA  

 

  Efferia plena male

3 Jul 2004, Berry College WMA, Floyd County, GA, USA                             sp       


Efferia plena

2 Jun 2006, various locations along Chelsea Creek, Floyd County, GA, USA             

Note: E nemoralis and E plena were recently redescribed by J Barnes, and these are now considered to be E plena.


  Efferia plena male

25 Jun 2007, River Bend WMA, Laurens County, GA, USA                             


  Efferia pogonias

6 Sep 2006, dirt field along Copperhead Road, Union County, GA, USA                          sp

 

  Efferia pogonias

17 Sep 2007, unrecorded dirt field along US 76, Towns County, GA, USA           


Efferia tabescens female

31 Aug 2003, Ellijay Ballpark, Gilmer County, GA, USA                                                  sp1


Efferia tabescens male

22 Jul 2004, Kolomoki Mounds State Park, Early County, GA, USA


Machimus blantoni

21 May 2004, Kemmons Pond, Eglin AFB, FL, USA                                                sp

No GA records yet.


Machimus fattigi

25 Jun 2007, River Bend WMA, Laurens County, GA, USA                               sp


Machimus fattigi

5 Jul 2007, North Mosquito creek at Smithtown Road, Seminole County, GA, USA                               sp


Machimus sp., either notatus or virginicus female

24 Jun 2003,  Smith Creek below the dam, Unicoi State Park, White County, GA, USA sp 


Machimus sp, either notatus or virginicus

25 May 2004, Kennesaw Mountain, Cobb County, GA


Machimus sp, either notatus or virginicus female

2 Jun 2004, Johns Creek, Floyd County, GA                                                     sp


Machimus notatus male

8 Jul 2005, GA 180 power line r.o.w., Union County, GA, USA                     sp


Machimus notatus male

2 Jun 2006, Chelsea Creek at Hair Lake Road, Chattooga County, GA, USA      sp


Machimus novaescotiae

26 Jun 2003, Ocmulgee River at Juliette Road, Jones County, GA, USA                             sp


  Machimus novaescotiae

13 Jun 2005, Raccoon Creek at Raccoon Creek Road, Paulding County, GA, USA


Machimus sadyates female

24 Jun 2003, Soquee River at GA 197 in Pitt Park, Clarkesville, Habersham County, GA, USA                                                          sp

 

Machimus sadyates pair copulating

16 Jul 2003, Unicoi State Park, White County, GA, USA                                                   sp3


  Machimus sadyates

26 Aug 2006, Lake Conasauga SMA, Murray County, GA, USA                  sp


Mallophora orcina

22 Jul 2004, Williams Bluff Preserve, Early County, GA, USA                                  sp


Mallophora orcina

7 Jul 2007, Kolomoki Mounds State Park, Early County, GA, USA               


Megaphorus clausicellus

30 Jul 2003, Mulepen Creek tributary at Hall's Bridge Rd, Emanuel County, GA, USA       sp1


Megaphorus laphroides

22 Jul 2004, Williams Bluff, Early County, GA, USA


  Megaphorus laphroides

23 Aug 2004, Sand quarry pond on US 301, Long County, GA, USA   


Megaphorus laphroides

Kolomoki Mounds State Park, Early County, GA, USA


Megaphorus minutus

18 May 2004, Yuchi WMA, Burke County, GA, USA                                              sp1


Megaphorus minutus

3 Jun 2004, Ohoopee Dunes Natural Area, Emmanuel County, GA, USA                sp


Neoitamus flavofemoratus

27 Jun 2004, Windsor Sand Plain, Hartford Co, CT


  Neoitamus flavofemoratus

13 May 2006, Conasauga River along Old GA 2, Murray Co, GA


Philonicus fuscatus

29 May 2005, Shipman WMA, Issaquena County, MS, USA

 

Philonicus fuscatus

15 Jun 2005, Duke's Creek, Smithgall Woods, White County, GA, USA


  Philonicus fuscatus

17 May 2006, Flint River at GA 36, Talbot County, GA, USA

 

  Philonicus fuscatus

11 Jun 2006, So. Fork Little Barren River at KY 70, Metcalfe County, KY, USA


Polacantha gracilis

18 May 2003, Yuchi WMA, Burke County, GA, USA                               sp4


Polacantha gracilis

29 May 2005, Shipman WMA, Issaquena County, MS, USA


the predator here is Proctacanthus brevipennis, the prey is an unidentifiable Efferia

5 Jul 2003, Yuchi WMA, Burke County, GA, USA                                                         sp2


Proctacanthus brevipennis

18 May 2004, Yuchi WMA, Burke County, GA, USA                                              sp2

 


  Proctacanthus brevipennis

3 Jun 2004, Ohoopee Dunes Natural Area, Emmanuel County, GA, USA                  


  Proctacanthus brevipennis

3 Apr 2005, Pond along GA 199, Laurens County, GA, USA                  


Proctacanthus brevipennis

15 May 2005, Griffin Ridge WMA, Long County, GA, USA                  


Proctacanthus heros

20 Aug 2003, Griffin Ridge WMA, Long County, GA, USA                               sp
Note: Photo by Mike Thomas of GA specimen!


Proctacanthus longus

8 Aug 2007, Big Hammock NA, Tattnall County, Georgia, USA


Proctacanthus nigriventris

2 May 2003, Griffin Ridge WMA, Long County, Georgia, USA


Proctacanthus nigriventris

5 Jul 2003, Yuchi WMA, Burke County, GA, USA                                                         sp5

 


Proctacanthus nigriventris

7 Jul 2004, Church Spring, Douglas, Coffee County, GA, USA


Proctacanthus rufus

10 Jul 2003, High Falls State Park, Monroe County, GA, USA                                      sp2


Proctacanthus rufus

24 Jun 2007, Central AL, USA       


Proctacanthus rufus

4 Jul 2007, Alapahoochee River at GA 376, Echols County, GA, USA  


Promachus bastardii

29 May 2005, Shipman WMA, Issaquena County, MS, USA


Promachus hinei

5 Sep 2003, Oak Hill Reserve, Floyd County, GA, USA


Promachus hinei

21 Jul 2004, Morton Bend, Floyd County, GA, USA                                                           sp

This is a new species for GA.


Promachus hinei

7 Sep 2006, Crockford-Pigeon Mountain WMA, Walker County, GA, USA                   


Promachus rufipes

31 Jul 2003, Paces Ferry unit of Chattahoochee River National Rec Area, Cobb County, GA, USA                                      sp1


Promachus rufipes

14 Aug 2003, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, John Ward Road trail, Cobb County, GA, USA                                    sp


Promachus rufipes

5 Sep 2003, Arrowhead PFA, Floyd County, GA, USA                                                 sp1


  Promachus rufipes

21 Jul 2004, Johnson Ferry South unit of Chattahoochee River National Rec Area, Cobb County, GA, USA


  Promachus rufipes

11 Aug 2005, E Ferrell Palmer Park, Calhoun, Gordon County, GA, USA


Promachus rufipes

1 Sep 2005, Carter's Lake Rereg Dam ponds, Murray County, GA, USA


Promachus rufipes

18 Aug 2006, Prater's Mill on GA 2, Whitfield County, GA, USA

This is one photogenic species...


Triorla interrupta with Orthoptera prey

19 Jun 2003, Twin Lakes on CR 9, Taylor County, Georgia, USA


Triorla interrupta male

13 Sep 2003, Victory Lake in Berry College WMA, Floyd County, GA, USA             sp1


  Triorla interrupta female

13 Sep 2003, Victory Lake in Berry College WMA, Floyd County, GA, USA             sp2

 


Triorla interrupta

2 Jul 2004, Rum Creek WMA, Monroe County, GA, USA                                     


  Triorla interrupta

2 Jul 2006, McGraw-Ford WMA, Cherokee County, GA, USA            

 

Triorla interrupta

13 Aug 2006, Paulk's Pasture WMA, Glynn County, GA, USA           


   
   
   
   

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