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Genus Neoitamus

Neoitamus flavofemoratus - female Robber - Neoitamus - male Unkown Robber Fly, please help! - Neoitamus flavofemoratus - female Coelioxys species maybe - Neoitamus flavofemoratus Robber Fly with Prey? - Neoitamus orphne - female Robber Fly with Prey - Neoitamus Unidentified robber fly - Neoitamus flavofemoratus Robber - Neoitamus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Asilidae (Robber Flies)
Subfamily Asilinae
Genus Neoitamus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Itamus Loew 1849 (preocc.)
Explanation of Names
Neoitamus Osten-Sacken 1878
Greek neos (νεος) 'new' + Itamus, the previous name for the genus, from itamos (ιταμος) 'headlong, hasty, eager, bold'
Numbers
7 spp. in our area, 60 total(1)
Identification
odd female genitalia and small size overall are distinctive --Herschel Raney