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Species Laphria divisor

Robber Fly with prey - Laphria divisor Bee-like Robber Fly - Laphria divisor Laphria / robber fly? - Laphria divisor Robber Fly - Laphria divisor - male Laphria - Laphria divisor - female Laphria divisor? - female - Laphria divisor - female Bee-like Robber Fly - Laphria divisor Asilid - Laphria divisor - male
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 Laphriinae
Genus Laphria (Bee-like Robber Flies)
Species divisor (Laphria divisor)
Explanation of Names
Laphria divisor (Banks 1917)
Range
e. US (ME-FL to WI-AR) & ON(1)
Remarks
Apparently mimetic of Dolichovespula maculata (Bald-faced Hornet) (Bromley 1950).