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Species Proctacanthus rufus

Proctacanthus - Proctacanthus rufus - male Proctacanthus - Proctacanthus rufus - female Asilidae - Proctacanthus rufus large robber fly - Proctacanthus rufus Predatory bug found along the sound in Northern Outer Banks - Proctacanthus rufus Robber Fly on Beach - Proctacanthus rufus Robber Fly - Proctacanthus rufus - female Robber Fly - Proctacanthus rufus - 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 Asilinae
Genus Proctacanthus
Species rufus (Proctacanthus rufus)
Explanation of Names
Proctacanthus rufus Williston 1885
Size
>25 mm
Identification
Females elongate with bristle-tipped ovipositor
Range
MA-FL to IA-TX(1)
Habitat
Clear streams and rivers