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Species Stenopogon californiae

Robber Fly - Stenopogon californiae - male Stenopogon californiae - male ID for a another robber fly? - Stenopogon californiae - female ID for a another robber fly? - Stenopogon californiae - female ID for a reddish Robber Fly? - Stenopogon californiae - male ID for another robber fly? - Stenopogon californiae - female Stenopogon californiae Stenopogon californiae
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 Stenopogoninae
Genus Stenopogon
Species californiae (Stenopogon californiae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasypogon californiae Walker 1849
Explanation of Names
Stenopogon californiae (Walker 1849)
Identification
Extremely variable; characters of male genitalia critical for ID
Range
California (Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties)
Season
Jun-Sep (mostly Jul-Aug)
Print References
(1)
Works Cited
1.The genera Stenopogon Loew and Scleropogon Loew in America north of Mexico (Diptera: Asilidae)
Wilcox J. 1971. California Academy of Sciences, occ. paper 89: 1-134.