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Species Diogmites angustipennis

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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 Diogmites (Hanging-thieves)
Species angustipennis (Diogmites angustipennis)
Other Common Names
Prairie Robber Fly
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diogmites symmachus Loew 1872
Deromyia pulchra Back 1909
Diogmites pulcher (Back)
Diogmites grossus Bromley 1936
Explanation of Names
Diogmites angustipennis Loew 1866
25 mm
w. US (OR-CA to SD-AR-LA) & Mexico(2)