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Asilidae Fly Family, Mallophora orcina - Southern Bee Killer - Mallophora bomboides

Asilidae Fly Family, Mallophora orcina - Southern Bee Killer - Mallophora bomboides
Skidaway Island, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
September 20, 2012
Asilidae Fly Family, Mallophora orcina - Southern Bee Killer with victim (?) Note small fly midway on right wing. Confirmation please

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Moved from Robber Flies.

Mallophora bomboides
This is actually Mallophora bomboides, not M. orcina. M. bomboides has tergites 1-3 yellow, T4-5 black, and then T6-8 yellow again. M. orcina has T1-4/5 yellow and T5-8 black.

 
Tristan-I am most appreciativ
Tristan-I am most appreciative for your corretion as to species being,Mallophora bomboides, not M. orcina. In the future I will refrain from making the stretch to species.

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Moved from ID Request.

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