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Genus Stenopogon

Robber fly with prey - Stenopogon inquinatus - male ID for a reddish Robber Fly? - Stenopogon californiae - male ID for a Robber Fly? - Stenopogon - male Robberfly with prey - Stenopogon inquinatus ID for a robber fly? - Stenopogon californiae - male Robber Fly - Stenopogon inquinatus - male Sage scrub robber fly #2 - Stenopogon californiae - male Orange Back Robber Fly - Stenopogon californiae - 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 Stenopogon
Explanation of Names
Stenopogon Loew 1847
Numbers
almost 50 spp. in our area, >150 total(1)
Identification
see(2)
Range
diversity about equally divided between Eurasia and N. America (w. Canada to Costa Rica); in our area, mostly sw. US (the wast majority restricted to CA), with 3 spp. more widely western, ranging into ND-IA-MO-AR(1)