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Species Laphria sackeni

Robber fly? - Laphria sackeni Bumble-bee Robber fly - Laphria sackeni Bee-like robber fly - Laphria sackeni - female Bee-mimic Robber Fly - Laphria sackeni Bee-mimic Robber Fly - Laphria sackeni Bee-mimic Robber Fly - Laphria sackeni Bee-like Robber fly - Laphria sackeni Bee-like Robber fly - Laphria sackeni
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 Laphriinae
Genus Laphria (Bee-like Robber Flies)
Species sackeni (Laphria sackeni)
Explanation of Names
Laphria sackeni (Banks 1917)
Range
along the Pacific (BC-CA)(1)
See Also
anepisternum (large sclerite between anterior spiracle and base of wing) yellow in posterior half in L. astur, entirely black in L. sackeni. --Eric Fisher's comment