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Genus Saropogon

Red Robber on Buckwheat - Saropogon luteus Robber Fly? - Saropogon TX - Robber Fly - Saropogon Sarapogon luteus - Saropogon luteus Wasp/fly/bee with curved, hooked abdomen? - Saropogon dispar Robber Fly - Saropogon Fearsome looking wasp - Saropogon Asilid - Saropogon
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 Dasypogoninae
Genus Saropogon
Explanation of Names
Saropogon Loew 1847
Numbers
20 spp. in our area, ~130 total(1)
Identification
Range
worldwide, ~a half of spp. are palaearctic, less that ΒΌ in the New World; in our area, sw. US (S. combustus reaches NE)(1)