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Genus Philonicus

Unknown Asilid - Philonicus rufipennis Robber Fly - Philonicus rufipennis Philonicus fuscatus - male Smoke Hole Asilid - Philonicus fuscatus Philonicus rufipennis - female Robber fly 1 - Philonicus plebeius Asilid - Philonicus plebeius - male Asilid - Philonicus plebeius - 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 Philonicus
Explanation of Names
Philonicus Loew 1849
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 21 total(1)
Range
NA (US & Mexico) and Eurasia; in our area, mostly sw. & c. US; Ph. obscurus is eastern(1)