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Photo#204032
Andrenosoma igneum

Andrenosoma igneum
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
July 20, 2008

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Andrenosoma igneum Andrenosoma igneum

Moved
Moved from Andrenosoma.

Robber
Certainly in the Laphrinae family. And I bet this is an Andrenosoma species. There are four in TX and three of those are found only in TX. I have seen only the non-endemic species and this is not it. Nice insect.

 
Andrenosoma igneum;
An uncommon fly in the U. S. - found only in Texas here - but widespread in eastern and southern Mexico.

 
Nice
Should have said Texas only and not endemic then. Are the other two species, corralium and xanthocnemum also in Mexico as well?

 
Eric- Thanks!
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Not sure, Jerry
but it kind of looks like a robber fly to me. Maybe someone else will have a better idea.

 
Jon- thanks!
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