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Photo#586875
Wasp/Fly from Santiago Peak, CA - Callinicus pictitarsis

Wasp/Fly from Santiago Peak, CA - Callinicus pictitarsis
Near the top of Santiago Peak, Orange County, California, USA
July 16, 2011
Size: wasp sized
I'm trying to ID this guy for the Orange County Natural History site. They weren't able to identify him.

Thanks guys, you're all amazi
Thanks guys, you're all amazing.

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Ken is correct: this is Calli
Ken is correct: this is Callinicus pictitarsis.

Did a bit of looking...
There are some (at least superficially) similar critters in Callinicus:



That's strictly a guess on my part, though. Hold out to hear from those with some actual expertise. :)

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Moved from ID Request.

Robber Fly of some kind. Others will be able to take the ID further.

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Thanks. It would be good to g
Thanks. It would be good to get it narrowed since there appear to be a lot of robber flies.

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