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Hump-backed fly mbe Toxophorinae - Sintoria - female

Hump-backed fly mbe Toxophorinae - Sintoria - Female
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
October 20, 2013
Malaise trap. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Oliver Ranch site.

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Hump-backed fly mbe Toxophorinae - Sintoria - female Hump-backed fly mbe Toxophorinae - Sintoria - female

Only
Sintoria cyanea is known from NV but this does not guarantee that this is that species.

Moved
Moved from Stenopogoninae.

Sintoria
This is a female Sintoria, you can see the distinctive greenish metallic shininess on the abdomen and thorax. I've caught them not far away, in the Mojave desert section of extreme SW Utah.

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Asiloidea
Some Asiloidea.

 
ID response
Thanks John. I should have taken a better face view. Looking at Asilid characters, I see the big eyes are widely separated (visible in dorsal view). The facial bristles don't show that well in my pictures. I'm learning.

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Moved from ID Request.

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