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Genus Ablautus

Pale robber with black bands and circles on abdomen - Ablautus rufotibialis early spring (late winter?) Asilidae -- Ablautus sp. ? - Ablautus rufotibialis - male Oso Flaco Robber Fly - Ablautus schlingeri - female Valentine's Day - Ablautus vanduzeei - male - female Valentine's Day - Ablautus vanduzeei - male - female Ablautus flavipes - - Ablautus Ablautus mimus - male - female
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 Stenopogoninae
Genus Ablautus
Explanation of Names
Ablautus Loew 1866
Numbers
13 described spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)
Size
4-12 mm(1)
Identification
photos of pinned specimens of all spp. in(1)
Range
w. US (WY-WA to TX-CA) & n. Mexico(1)