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Species Laphria astur

Unknown Mallophora sp.3 - Laphria astur Robber Fly - Laphria astur Robber Fly - Laphria astur Unknown species of flies (copulating) - Laphria astur - male - female Asilid 2 - Laphria astur Laphria of sorts? - Laphria astur - male Laphria of sorts? - Laphria astur - male Astur Robber Fly - Laphria astur
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 Laphriinae
Genus Laphria (Bee-like Robber Flies)
Species astur (Laphria astur)
Explanation of Names
Laphria astur Osten Sacken 1877
w. NA (BC-CA-ID)(1)
See Also
L. sackeni has hair on anepisternum all black, vs yellow in posterior half in L. astur --Eric Fisher