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Species Cyrtopogon auratus

Robber fly sp. 1 - Cyrtopogon auratus - female Robber fly sp. 1 - Cyrtopogon auratus - female Robber fly - Cyrtopogon sp. - Cyrtopogon auratus - male Robber Fly - Cyrtopogon auratus - male
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 Stenopogoninae
Genus Cyrtopogon
Species auratus (Cyrtopogon auratus)
Explanation of Names
Cyrtopogon auratus Cole in Cole & Lovett 1919
The male has conspicuous golden hairs.
Range
Mountains of West (BC-OR to AB-CO)(1)