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Genus Stenopogon

Robber fly with prey - Stenopogon inquinatus Rusty Red Stenopogon - Stenopogon - male Robber Fly - Stenopogon - male ID for a reddish Robber Fly? - Stenopogon californiae - male Stenopogon californiae? - Stenopogon - male Robber Fly (Asilidae - Stenopogoninae - Stenopogon rufibarbis) - Stenopogon rufibarbis - male ID for a robber fly? - Stenopogon californiae - male Stenopogon rufibarbis ? - Stenopogon - male
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 Stenopogoninae
Genus Stenopogon
Explanation of Names
Stenopogon Loew 1847
almost 50 spp. in our area, >150 total(1)
diversity about equally divided between Eurasia and N. America (w. Canada to Costa Rica); in our area, mostly sw. US (the wast majority restricted to CA), with 3 spp. more widely western, ranging into ND-IA-MO-AR(1)