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Hairy wasp - Laphria janus - male

Hairy wasp - Laphria janus - Male
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
June 16, 2014
Seen in Whitemud Creek ravine about 10:00 a.m.

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

Only
about six species of Laphria up at your northern habitats. This looks like janus.

janus?
Coincidentally, a similar fly from Edmonton has just appeared on diptera.info under the name Laphria janus.

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Robber Fly. Probably something in Laphria. The experts will be able to say for sure.

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