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Unknown Dip - Zabrops wilcoxi - female

Unknown Dip - Zabrops wilcoxi - Female
Briones RP< Martinez, Contra Costa County, California, USA
May 2, 2012
Size: ~10mm
Tucked in near the ground in a hillside clearing. Behavior reminded me of Asilidae but...

Moved from Robber Flies.

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Looks a bit like Zabrops:

But what do I know? :)

That's what it is Ken -- Zabr
That's what it is Ken -- Zabrops wilcoxi (female).

Thanks for the the quick ID.

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