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Robber fly - Proctacanthella

Robber fly - Proctacanthella
Tonopah, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
July 10, 2016
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Proctacanthella leucopogon,
a male; nice shot.

 
Thanks, Eric!
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It looks as though...
...BG is is treating P. leucopogon as a synonym for P. willistoni. Is that correct?

 
Yes, technically correct--but
Yes, technically correct--but premature. This is a "new combination" and it has not yet been published. Several other asilids also have new names (all from the Fisher & Wilcox list--used by BG as the default catalog). Please use the 'old' names until this catalog/ list is officially published. (An updated version is in prep--and hopefully will published soon.)

 
I'll have to think about this.
I definitely don't want to rename the willistoni page, only to have to change it back later. At the same time, I'm not sure I want to create a "temporary" leucopogon page, either.

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