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Species Diogmites salutans

Hanging Thief - Diogmites salutans Diogmites salutans - female Diogmites salutans with a sand-loving wasp - Diogmites salutans - female Diogmites salutans ovipositing in sand - Diogmites salutans - female Unknown Robber Fly - Diogmites salutans Hanging -thieves - Diogmites salutans Asilid - Diogmites salutans - female Some kind of robber fly? - Diogmites salutans
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 Dasypogoninae
Genus Diogmites (Hanging-thieves)
Species salutans (Diogmites salutans)
Explanation of Names
Diogmites salutans Bromley 1936
20-25 mm(1)
medium-sized, brownish red; mesonotum with three dark brown stripes (the median one divided for its entire length)(1)
se. US (VA-FL-MS)(2)
Tall grass in damp, sandy areas(1)