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Genus Callinicus

Robberfly / yellowjacket mimic  - Callinicus pollenius colorful fly - Callinicus pictitarsis Robber Fly (Stenopogon sp?) female - Callinicus calcaneus - female Robber Fly - Callinicus calcaneus - female Wasp/Fly from Santiago Peak, CA - Callinicus pictitarsis Fly 1 (Timothy Lake) - Callinicus pollenius Orange robber - Callinicus pictitarsis found crane flats - yosemite park, calif - Callinicus pollenius
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 Callinicus
Explanation of Names
Callinicus Loew 1872
4 spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)