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Robber fly sp. - Mydas fly - Nemomydas sp.? - Stratiomydas lividus

Robber fly sp. - Mydas fly - Nemomydas sp.? - Stratiomydas lividus
Proctor Road, Madera Canyon, Pima County, Arizona, USA
July 17, 2008
A really nice looking insect, but unfortunately it didn't hang around for better photos.

Moved
Moved from Mydas Flies.

Stratiomydas lividus
This is another great photo of the large Stratiomydas lividus.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Mydas fly, maybe.
It's a very handsome insect, but I don't think it's a robber fly, due to the mouth parts and legs. Antennae look like Mydas fly, often taken for robbers.

 
Thanks Ron
Seems obvious when you actually look at the thing!

From a complete novice's perspective, my guess from those in the guide would be the genus nemomydas. But that's a pure guess.

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