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Species Mallophora fautrix

Robber Fly ? Mallophora ? - Mallophora fautrix Some kind of strange bee??? - Mallophora fautrix Large fly, ovipositing. - Mallophora fautrix - female Native or Invader? - Mallophora fautrix Mallophora fautrix with yellowjacket? - Mallophora fautrix Unknown Fly / Bee??? - Mallophora fautrix Another Robber fly species? - Mallophora fautrix M. fautrix - Mallophora fautrix
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
Genus Mallophora (Bee Killers)
Species fautrix (Mallophora fautrix)
Explanation of Names
Mallophora fautrix Osten Sacken 1887
Range
sw. US (CA-TX-UT) & Mexico(1)
Remarks
The only representative of the genus in California