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Genus Stichopogon

Stichopogon argenteus Pinned Specimen - Stichopogon abdominalis Robberfly - Stichopogon trifasciatus Stichopogon Another Stichopogon? - Stichopogon Three-banded Robber Fly (male and female) - Stichopogon trifasciatus - male - female Flies at Mugu Marsh - Stichopogon trifasciatus Stichopogon trifasciatus
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)