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Genus Taracticus

Robber Fly - Taracticus octopunctatus - male rainbow-eyed fly - Taracticus octopunctatus rainbow-eyed fly - Taracticus octopunctatus Another Taracticus ruficaudus - Taracticus ruficaudus - female Fly IMG_0328 - Taracticus octopunctatus Robberfly sp. - Taracticus octopunctatus Taractius octopunctatus? - Taracticus octopunctatus Dasypogoninae - Taracticus ruficaudus - female
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)