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Species Lasiopogon littoris

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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 Stichopogoninae
Genus Lasiopogon
Species littoris (Lasiopogon littoris)
Explanation of Names
Lasiopogon littoris Cole 1924
"This species is distinguished by its small size, even for a Lasiopogon (about 5-7mm); its all-white hairs and bristles; and the extensive silvery-gray tomentum over almost all the body. The fourth antennal segment (second flagellomere or arista) is more than twice as long as the third segment (first flagellomere)." -- Rob Cannings
"Common on beaches and dunes along the central California coast."