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Genus Taracticus

Robber Fly - Taracticus octopunctatus Unknown Robber Fly - Taracticus octopunctatus orange-legged fly - Taracticus octopunctatus On common milkweed - Taracticus octopunctatus On common milkweed - Taracticus octopunctatus small long-horned Robber fly?  - Taracticus octopunctatus rainbow-eyed fly - Taracticus octopunctatus Asilidae? - Taracticus octopunctatus
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 Dasypogoninae
Genus Taracticus
Explanation of Names
Taracticus Loew 1872
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 16 total(1)