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Genus Saropogon

Red Hymenoptera - Saropogon luteus Robber Fly - Saropogon dispar Saropogon bryanti - female Robber fly with red legs - Saropogon pritchardi Robber Fly? - Saropogon purus - male Saropogon nitidus? - Saropogon nitidus Saropogon hypomelas? Female? - Saropogon - female saropogon combustus - Saropogon combustus - female
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
20 spp. in our area, ~130 total(1)
worldwide, ~a half of spp. are palaearctic, less that ΒΌ in the New World; in our area, sw. US (S. combustus reaches NE)(1)