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Species Promachus albifacies

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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 Promachus (Giant Robber Flies)
Species albifacies (Promachus albifacies)
Explanation of Names
Promachus albifacies Williston 1885
CA to KS-NM; Mexico(1)