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Taxi! - Scleropogon picticornis - male

Taxi! - Scleropogon picticornis - Male
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
September 5, 2013
Size: ~25 mm
Thinking this might be a species of Stenopogon? Habitat is dusty trail through degraded shortgrass prairie with lots of yucca, scattered prickly pear cacti, elm trees, with nearby riparian corridor.

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Taxi! - Scleropogon picticornis - male Taxi! - Scleropogon picticornis - male

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Male
to match the female Scleropogon picticornis.

I'll bet the Colorado cabbies are hesitant to pick up a robber
Fun caption, Eric.