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Genus Nicocles

Robberfly ? - Nicocles Robber Fly with infuscated wings - Nicocles Nicocles pictus - female Nicocles pictus in January - Nicocles pictus - female Nicocles - Nicocles politus - female Snow asilid - Nicocles utahensis Robber Fly - Nicocles Red Robber - Nicocles rufus
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 Dasypogoninae
Genus Nicocles
Explanation of Names
Nicocles Jaennicke 1867
14 spp. in our area, 16 total(1)
Canada to Mexico; most spp. in w./sw. US (5 range into BC), 3 spp. in e. US(1)