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Species Lasiopogon monticola

Asilidae 6-24-10 01a - Lasiopogon monticola Asilidae 6-24-10 01b - Lasiopogon monticola Asilidae 6-24-10 02 - Lasiopogon monticola Asilidae 6-24-10 03 - Lasiopogon monticola - male - female Mating Robber Fly Pair - Lasiopogon monticola - male - female Mating Robber Fly Pair - Lasiopogon monticola - male - female Mating Robber Fly Pair - Lasiopogon monticola - male - 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 Stichopogoninae
Genus Lasiopogon
Species monticola (Lasiopogon monticola)
Explanation of Names
Lasiopogon monticola Melander 1923
monticola = 'mountain dweller'
Range
"Lives in open areas (eg, streamsides) in mountain forests and subalpine meadows from southern BC to California and Utah. One of the most common Lasiopogon species in the western mountains." -- Rob Cannings
BC-CA to MT-WY-UT(1)