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robber - Neoitamus coquillettii - male

robber - Neoitamus coquillettii - Male
Ewoldsen Trail, Big Sur, Monterey County, California, USA
June 4, 2008
Size: ~20mm

Moved from Neoitamus.

Moved from Robber Flies.

Well, the hairs curving forward on the back of the head
suggest that this is genus Neoitamus, and the long hairs the length of the dorsum on the thorax, if I am reading Hine's key correctly, would make this coquillettii. So I will put this there, but a little uneasily.

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