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Creek bank bug ID - Stichopogon trifasciatus

Creek bank bug ID - Stichopogon trifasciatus
Little Lee Creek, Nicut, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA
June 20, 2013
Bug on clay creek bank.

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Stichopogon
Stichopogon trifasciatus. How steep was the bank there?

 
Thanks Tristan
Embarrassed that I didn't recognize this as a robber fly. Bank is 90 degrees vertical and 4-8 feet. A pristine stream in remote hilly area of NE OK with a diversity of flora and fauna.

 
Interesting. I thought it loo
Interesting. I thought it looked steep. I've caught Lasiopogon (a closely related genus) occasionally on steep banks, but never Stichopogon before. Nice to know.

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