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Species Efferia pogonias

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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 Efferia
No Taxon (Pogonias group)
Species pogonias (Efferia pogonias)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pogonioefferia pogonias
Explanation of Names
Efferia pogonias (Wiedemann 1821)
16-30 mm
Body and wings dark, mystax (beard) yellowish
e. &. c. US (ME-FL to MN-KS-TX)(1)
May-Oct in NC(2)
Works Cited
1.Information on robber flies, compiled by F. Geller-Grimm
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.