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Species Laphria thoracica

Bee-like Robber Fly - Laphria thoracica Bee-like robber fly? - Laphria thoracica - male - female Asilid - Laphria thoracica Bee-Like Robber Fly(Laphria) - Laphria thoracica Bee-like Robber Fly - Laphria thoracica Is this a bumblebee or mimic of bumblebee?  Seems to be feeding on a fly. - Laphria thoracica Big robber - Laphria thoracica Laphria thoracica
Classification
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 Laphriinae
Genus Laphria (Bee-like Robber Flies)
Species thoracica (Laphria thoracica)
Explanation of Names
Laphria thoracica Fabricius 1805
Range
e. NA (QC-ME-FL to SD-KS-AR-MS)(1)
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