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Genus Triorla

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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 Asilinae
Genus Triorla
Explanation of Names
Triorla Parks 1968
possibly a reference to the structure of the aedeagus (trior, trier) -- see below
Numbers
a single species in our area, 10 spp. total(1)
Identification
Aedeagus with three long apical tubes (in Efferia, aedeagus hookshaped; in Eicherax, has 3 short apical tubes). (Parks 1968)
Print References
Parks L. (1968) Synopsis of robberfly genera allied to Efferia and Eicherax including a new genus. PanPac. Entomol. 44: 171-179.