Laphria macquarti (Banks):

    face male with upper and central portions of upper face with usual compliment of hairs, the longer hairs erect and black, although a few are yellow; the shorter hairs black, somewhat procumbent, and overlapping the top of the gibbosity, laterally these shorter hairs grade into sparse, procumbent, black hairs, which project over the gibbosity to each side; hairs on gibbosity erect and black, except for a few in the center which are yellow; the area framed on each side of the oral margin by the gibbosity dorsally, and the inner margin of the eye dorsolaterally, is bare; female similar, but with few to no yellow hairs

    beard black in male, except possibly for a few adventituous yellow hairs dorsally near vertex; entirely black in female

    hairs underneath the proboscis black

    palpal hairs black on both segments

    postpronotal lobes with long black hairs on anterior four-fifths in male, and on anterior three-fourths in female; posterior portions of lobes with long yellow hairs, which form a continuous mat with those on the mesonotum

    mesonotum covered, except for extreme lateral notopleurae, with medium-long yellow hairs, about one-third of which are erect, and two-thirds recumbent; the latter completely obscuring the ground color; the effect of this arrangement for some reason giving the thorax a slight greenish-yellow tint when viewed from a distance; this is especially so in the male; extreme lateral portions of notopleurae with strip of black hairs; posterior calli with long yellow hairs

    tuft of hairs in front of wings black

    tuft of hairs in front of haltere entirely black

    scutellar hairs on disk medium length, black, and slanted at about a 45 degree angle backwards; on margin long, erect, and black

    ground color of legs from a distance the ground color appears to be black, but when viewed with a dissecting microscope, from an angle the surface appears to be blue black, and when viewed directly, that is from right angles, with artificial light, it appears to be very dark reddish brown; the surface is also highly reflective and where yellow hairs are present on the tibiae, reflects these as light reddish brown

    fore- and mid-tibiae male with about apical third of posterior surface of the fore-tibiae, and entire length of the dorsal half of the mid-tibiae, with yellow hairs; female similar, except that the fore-tibiae are entirely black haired

    hind tibiae black haired

    hind femora black haired, including "knee" or apex (hind leg is entirely black haired)

    abdominal segments tergites 1-4 yellow haired, except for 1) a thin band of black hairs anteriorly on tergite 1 in the male, and an additional but thinner band along the anterior margin of tergite 2 in the female, and 2) some black hairs at the extreme lateral margins; in the male these black hairs are present on all four segments, in the female, they are limited to the first three; tergites 5-7 entirely black haired in both sexes

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