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Species Proctacanthus philadelphicus

Large robber fly - Proctacanthus philadelphicus - female Proctacanthus Sp 9601 - Proctacanthus philadelphicus Robber Fly - Proctacanthus philadelphicus - male Robber Fly - Proctacanthus philadelphicus - male Robber Fly - Proctacanthus philadelphicus - male Proctacanthus philadelphicus - male Proctacanthus philadelphicus - male Large Robber Fly - Proctacanthus philadelphicus - male
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 Asilinae
Genus Proctacanthus
Species philadelphicus (Proctacanthus philadelphicus)
Explanation of Names
Proctacanthus philadelphicus Macquart 1838
Range
QC-GA(1)
Print References
Macquart, M.J. 1838. Diptères exotiques nouveaux ou peu connus. 2: 239