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Subfamily Asilinae

Robber Fly, - female Robber fly - Promachus vertebratus - male robberfly with honey bee - Promachus albifacies - female Robber Fly IMG_4709 - Machimus notatus - male - female Asilid? - Promachus Efferia - Efferia aestuans - female Asilid - Efferia - male - female Efferia aestuans - 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 Asilinae
Identification
Vein R2+3 ends in R1, antennae with long arista, male genitalia or ovipositor usually conspicious and beyond wingtip.
Print References
Martin, C. H. (1975). The generic and specific characters of four old and six new Asilini genera in the western United States, Mexico, and Central America (Diptera: Asilidae). Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. ll9: l-107 (Full Text)