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Species Laphria fernaldi

Bee-like robber fly - Laphria fernaldi Laphria fernaldi Robber Fly .. maybe a Laphria sp. - Laphria fernaldi Bee-like Robber Fly with Ophion sp. prey - Laphria fernaldi Laphria fernaldi - male Laphria fernaldi - male laprhia fernaldi - Laphria fernaldi robber fly - bumble be mimic - Laphria fernaldi
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 Laphriinae
Genus Laphria (Bee-like Robber Flies)
Species fernaldi (Laphria fernaldi)
Explanation of Names
Laphria fernaldi (Back 1904)
w. NA (BC-CA to AB-SD-NM)(1)