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Species Laphria janus

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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 Laphriinae
Genus Laphria (Bee-like Robber Flies)
Species janus (Laphria janus)
Explanation of Names
Laphria janus McAtee 1919
across the north, and high elevations of west (ON-YT to NY-MI-SD-WY-AZ-OR)(1)