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Photo#198717
Robber 5 - Laphria astur

Robber 5 - Laphria astur
Lake Tahoe National Forest, Sierra County, California, USA
July 3, 2008
Good size Laphria of some sort

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Lovely
May be L. astur female. Awfully golden yellow up front. Huge nice shot.

 
Yes,
this is Laphria astur (all yellow hairs on pleurae is key).