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Fuzzy-Muzzled Bombyliid - Conophorus melanoceratus - male

Fuzzy-Muzzled Bombyliid - Conophorus melanoceratus - Male
~2.5 mi ESE of Sonora Pass, Mono County, California, USA
June 22, 2009
Again, the length of the scape (1st antennal segment) can be seen to be less than remainder of the antenna (pedicel + flagellomere); the proboscis (completely outstretched!) can be seen to be longer than the entire antenna; and the white haltere can barely be made out through the semi-transparent base of the wing. These are all diagnostic characters leading to C. melanoceratus over C. sackenii.

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