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Species Ospriocerus aeacus

red abdomen robber fly - Ospriocerus aeacus - male Robber or Mydas ventralis? - Ospriocerus aeacus robber fly - Ospriocerus aeacus Ospriocerus abdominalis - Ospriocerus aeacus Ospriocerus aeacus Black flying insect, red body - Ospriocerus aeacus - female threadwaisted wasp ? - Ospriocerus aeacus - female Asilid - Ospriocerus aeacus - female
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 Stenopogoninae
Genus Ospriocerus
Species aeacus (Ospriocerus aeacus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ospriocerus abdominalis; Asilus abdominalis Say 1824 nec Wiedemann 1821
Explanation of Names
Ospriocerus aeacus (Wiedemann 1828)
BC-CA to SK-MN-TX; Mexico(1)