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Genus Saropogon

Saropogon with Phthiriine Prey - Saropogon luteus Saropogon Red Robber Revisited - Saropogon luteus Robber Fly? - Saropogon TX - Robber Fly - Saropogon Saropogon nitidus? - Saropogon nitidus Male Saropogon purus? - Saropogon purus - male saropogon combustus - Saropogon combustus - 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 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)