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Species Laphria astur

Unknown Mallophora sp. 1 - Laphria astur - male Unknown Mallophora sp. 1 - Laphria astur Unknown Mallophora sp. 2 - Laphria astur Robber Fly - Laphria astur Robber Fly - Laphria astur Bee-like Robber Fly - Laphria astur - female Robber Fly from the Sierra Nevada - Laphria astur Asilid 2 - Laphria astur
Classification
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
Range
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