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Genus Stichopogon

Three-banded Robber Fly - Stichopogon trifasciatus 8017713 Asilid - Stichopogon trifasciatus - female Robber Fly - Stichopogon abdominalis Stichopogon abdominalis - Stichopogon colei Asilidae #2 - Stichopogon trifasciatus Robberfly - Stichopogon trifasciatus - female Stichopogon catulus Stichopogon catulus
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 Stichopogoninae
Genus Stichopogon
Explanation of Names
Stichopogon Loew 1847
10 spp. in our area (3 range into Canada), >90 total(1)
worldwide, with almost 60% of spp. in the Palaearctic; in our area, S. trifasciatus is transcontinental, S. argenteus is widespread west to AB-CO-MS, S. abdominalis is a FL endemic, and the rest are western(1)
Internet References
photos of adults (multiple spp.)(2)