Mallophora ruficauda

A ‘bee killer fly’ with prey (honey bee – Apis mellifera)

• Robber fly, bee killer fly
• Moscardón Cazador de Abejas

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Diptera
Suborder:Brachycera
Infraorder:Asilomorpha
Superfamily:Asiloidea
Family:Asilidae
Genus:Mallophora
Species:M. ruficauda

Reserva de Flora y Fauna Dr. Rodolfo Talice
Trinidad, Flores,Uruguay

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