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Laphria Robber Fly? - Laphria columbica - female

Laphria Robber Fly? - Laphria columbica - Female
Sequim, Port Williams, Clallam County, Washington, USA
May 26, 2008
Size: ~ 1.5 cm
Sitting on a beach log on a damp day, hence the water droplets.
From other photos on bugguide, I'm guessing Laphria sp.

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Laphria Robber Fly? - Laphria columbica - female Robber Fly - Laphria columbica - female

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L. columbica
"This species is L. columbica;
it's a female.."

Dr. Robert A. Cannings, RPBio
Curator of Entomology
Royal British Columbia Museum
Victoria, B.C., Canada

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Laphria
You are in the land of Laphria there. Washington state has more species than CA or BC which are both rich. This may be a female L. columbica. But these are tricky from photos. Helps when they are in the terminally yellow-colored group. But still difficult.

 
See below
Right you are!

ID
Yes, Laphria.

 
Laphria sp.
Thanks.

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