Laphria virginica (Banks):

    face hairs erect on central portion of upper face, yellow; on lateral portion also yellow, somewhat procumbent, and projecting diffusely over gibbosity to each side; hairs on gibbosity erect, yellow above center of oral cavity in male, and above lower fourth of this distance in female, in both sexes hairs on lower portion of gibbosity black; laterally these black hairs also extend dorsally along eye margin, reaching from two-fifths to one-half distance to top of gibbosity; area framed on each side of the oral margin by the gibbosity dorsally, and the inner margin of the eye dorsolaterally, is bare

    beard entirely yellow in male; in female, entirely yellow dorsally, but with a line of black hairs along lower third of posterior margin of compound eye, this line expanding ventrally to occupy entire width of beard at juncture with proboscis

    hairs underneath the proboscis yellow in male, black in female

    palpal hairs in male, yellow on first segment, black on second; in female, black on both segments

    postpronotal lobes with long yellow hairs

    mesonotum evenly covered with long yellow hairs, about equal numbers of which are either erect or recumbent; these hairs increase slightly in length on posterior calli

    tuft of hairs in front of wings black

    tuft of hairs in front of haltere mostly yellow (some are black)

    scutellar hairs disk covered with medium length black hairs; margin with row of long black hairs

    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 in male, yellow haired posteriorly on lower two-thirds, on mid-tibiae a few yellow hairs also present dorsally near apex; legs entirely black haired in female

    hind tibiae black haired

    hind femora entirely black haired, including "knee" at apex

    abdominal segments tergites entirely covered with long black hairs

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