Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
is also a genus of orchids.
22 spp. in our area, 65 total(2)
; just four species in most of eastern North America--see Holopogon page (3)
small, circa 6-8 mm length (guide images; three neotropical species
listed as 7-8 mm)
Small to tiny robber flies, often seen perching on ends of twigs, stems. Note swollen hind tibiae
--quoting from a key (4)
"Posterior tibiae strongly swollen, about twice as large as the anterior"