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Mydas Fly Species? - Mydas clavatus

Mydas Fly Species? - Mydas clavatus
Hiram, Wayne County, Missouri, USA
June 15, 2007

Moved
Moved from Mydas.

Mydas clavatus
The identification to Mydas clavatus is correct.

Moved
Moved from Mydas Flies.

Interesting creature
The two I photographed looked - to me at the time - like robber flies. This looks like a cricket. I'm no expert, but it also looks like Mydas clavatus. Hope an expert weighs in on this one.

BTW, it's good to put dates on your posts. (You have them on some, but not all.)

 
Yup,
the month is automatically entered into a table that you can see by clicking on the Data tab in any taxon. The table is beneath the distribution map so you have to scroll down to see it.

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