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Genus Scleropogon

Scleropogon bradleyi fly 135 - Scleropogon kelloggi - female Light brown robber fly - Scleropogon helvolus Large brown robber - Scleropogon picticornis Asilid - Scleropogon texanus - female Asilid - Scleropogon duncani - male Scleropogon floridensis - Scleropogon Scleropogon floridensis - Scleropogon
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 Scleropogon
Explanation of Names
Scleropogon Loew 1866
'narrow beard'
16 spp. in our area, 19 total(1)
w. Canada to Mexico; in our area, mostly western, with just 2 spp. in the east (both in se. US)(1)