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What species of Robber is this? - Proctacanthus gracilis - female

What species of Robber is this? - Proctacanthus gracilis - Female
Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida, USA
June 30, 2006
Size: 32 mm
I couldn't find a match in the guide or elsewhere.

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What species of Robber is this? - Proctacanthus gracilis - female What species of Robber is this? - Proctacanthus gracilis

Moved
Moved from Proctacanthus.

The reddish thorax and legs,
the red veins in the wings, the darker line down the center of the abdomen, all fit Proctacanthus gracilis.

Moved
Moved from Proctacanthus.

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Proctacanthus
Big beautiful female Proctachanthus. I have not sorted out the several Florida species yet.

 
I will
I will be looking forward to your ID in the future. For now the Genus is adequate. I have a couple of other robbers to add. This was a new specimen for me. Thanks for your work in this family. Best wishes.

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