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Robber Fly 06 - Megaphorus clausicellus

Robber Fly 06 - Megaphorus clausicellus
Gloster, Gloster Arboretum, Amite County, Mississippi, USA
July 14, 2006
Size: body length 16.3
We believe this is in the genus Megaphorus.
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16mm??
Wow. That is one large Megaphorus. M. clausicellus and M. laphroides likely occur in your area. I don't have sizes for those. See the website for our local species. Yours is much too large for that.

 
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Eric thinks this is Megaphorus laphroides.

But specimen in hand, this has absolutely no black hair on the abdominal tergites whatsoever. Seems to make it M. clausicellus.

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