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Subfamily Asilinae

Robberfly - Proctacanthella exquisita - male Robber Flies mating - Efferia - male - female Maybe a large fly??? - Promachus hinei Asilidae Promachus rufipes - male - female Robberfly - Promachus painteri - female Robber Fly - Efferia - male Robberfly, Asilidae
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)