Laphriinae


Note: In GA, 8 genera and about 34 species

Atomosia puella

10 Jun 2004, Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawson County, GA                         sp


Atomosia puella

2 Jul 2006, Chattahoochee River NRA, Cobb County, GA


Atomosia puella

8 Jul 2006, Chattahoochee River NRA, Cobb County, GA


Atomosia rufipes 12mm

16 Jul 2003, Unicoi State Park, White County, GA                                                           sp1


Cerotainia macrocera

6 Jul 2004, Pine Log WMA, Bartow County, GA, USA

 
 

Cerotainia macrocera

8 Jul 2006, Chattahoochee River NRA, Cobb County, GA


Lampria rubriventris

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


Laphria affinis

15 Sep 2007, Chattahoochee River NRA, Cobb County, GA


Laphria affinis

23 Sep 2007, Otting Tract, Chattooga County, GA


Laphria apila. This monster sounded like a small animal going through the brush...

26 Jun 2003, Ocmulgee River at GA 96, Houston County, GA, USA


Laphria atkis or sericea, with prey

10 Jun 2003, Lake Conasauga Songbird Management Area, Murray County, Georgia, USA


Laphria atkis or sericea

12 May 2004, unnamed dirt trail, Polk County, NC


Laphria atkis or sericea

13 May 2006, Conasauga River along Old GA 2, Murray County, GA, USA      


Laphria atkis or sericea

Prey is a female Aurora Damsel (C. conditum)

14 May 2006, Unicoi State Park, White County, GA, USA      


Laphria atkis or sericea

11 Jun 2007, field along Fightingtown Creek, Fannin County, GA, USA      


Laphria canis complex female, 13mm

8 Jul 2003, Kennesaw Mtn NB Park, Cobb County, GA, USA                                      sp


Laphria canis complex

12 Sep 2003, Lake Conasauga Songbird Management Area, Murray County, GA, USA


Laphria canis complex

both Jul 2006, Chattahoochee River NRA, Cobb County, GA


  Laphria canis complex

11 Jun 2007, field along Fightingtown Creek, Fannin County, GA


  Laphria divisor  (poor photo)

27 Jun 2005, GA 180 power line r.o.w., Union County, GA, USA


Laphria divisor 

20 May 2006, Caddo River at Caddo Gap, Montgomery County, AR, USA


Laphria flavicollis

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

 

Laphria flavicollis

29 Apr 2005, Flint River at GA 36, Upson County, GA, USA


Laphria flavicollis

6 May 2005, McIntosh Reserve, Carroll County, GA, USA


Laphria flavicollis

21 May 2005, McIntosh Reserve, Carroll County, GA, USA


  Laphria floridensis

16 May 2005, High Falls State Park, Monroe County, GA, USA


  Laphria grossa

3 Jun 2006, East Chickamauga Creek at Dunnigan Road, Whitfield County, GA, USA             

 

Laphria grossa

11 Jun 2006, East Fork Little Barren River at Cedar Top Church Road, Metcalfe County, KY, USA              


Laphria near grossa female

26 Jun 2003, Ocmulgee River at Bullard Road, Twiggs County, GA, USA                           sp


Laphria macquarti

21 May 2006, Caddo River near Amity, Clark County, AR, USA        

 

  Laphria macquarti

21 May 2006, Ouachita River at AR 379, Montgomery County, AR, USA        

 

Laphria saffrana

26 Mar 2005, Ft Stewart, Evans County, GA, USA

 

Laphria saffrana

14 Jun 2005, FS 500 at Shoal Creek CG, Cleburne County, AL, USA


  Laphria sicula

21 May 2006, Ouachita River at AR 379, Montgomery County, AR, USA             sp


Laphria thoracica (note black beard and large size)

26 Jun 2004, Skinner State Park, Hampshire Co, MA


  Laphria thoracica

21 May 2006, Caddo River near Amity, Clark County, AR, USA        


  Laphria thoracica

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

This male has more yellow in the mystax than usual but note the beard is all black.     

 

Laphria virginica

26 May 2004, Helton Creek Road (FS 118) off US 129, Union County, GA, USA      


Laphria virginica but wet

2 Jun 2004, Pocket CG off Pocket Rd, Floyd County, GA, USA


  Laphria virginica

29 Apr 2005, Flint River at GA 36, Upson County, GA, USA


Laphria virginica

13 May 2006, Conasauga River along Old GA 2, Murray County, GA, USA      


Laphria virginica

9 Jun 2006, Murphy Hollow Road, Dade County, GA, USA


Laphystia litoralis

21 Aug 2003, Jekyll Island South Beach, Glynn County, GA, USA                         sp


Laphystia litoralis

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


Laphystia ochreifrons

11 May 2004, Altamaha River at US 1, Toombs County, GA, USA


Laphystia ochreifrons

18 Jun 2004, Ocmulgee River at GA 96, Houston County, GA, USA


Laphystia ochreifrons

The photo at right is of a tiny mite found on one of these specimens, taken through a microscope.

23 Jul 2004, Ochlockonee River at GA 93, Grady County, GA, USA                         sp


  Laphystia ochreifrons

There were literally hundreds of these flies here this day...

23 Jul 2004, Ochlockonee River at Hadley Ferry Road, Grady County, GA, USA          

 

These images are provided by Mike Thomas from GA specimens and show the dorsal differences between Laphystia litoralis (left) and Laphystia ochreifrons (right) very well.

                                                                       


Pogonosoma dorsatum

20 May 2006, Caddo Pond, Montgomery County, AR, USA

 

     

     

     

     

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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