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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Subregions: Bonin Islands, Nansei Islands (Ryukyu Islands)
Taxonomy for Asilidae (Robber flies) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 8913 genera, 33214 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 618 families, 8893 genera, 33189 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 593 families, 8777 genera, 32839 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 398 families, 7391 genera, 29369 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 107 families, 1479 genera, 6513 species
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 76 families, 991 genera, 3682 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
 11 families, 115 genera, 462 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Asiloidea (Latreille, 1802) (Therevids)
 5 families, 67 genera, 169 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) (Robber flies) - Systematics
 47 genera, 129 species
Site
Tree
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Genera863    worldwide
Species13.550    worldwide
Common namesRobber flies, Assassin flies
German namesRaubfliegen, Jagdfliegen
Dutch namesRoofvliegen
Danish namesRovfluer
Finnish namesPetokärpäset
Norwegian namesRovfluer
Swedish namesRovflugor
AuthorLatreille, 1802
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Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
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Indo-Australian region


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Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesAsilidae in bie.ala.org.au
Asilidae in faunaeur.org
Asilidae in geller-grimm.de
Asilidae in itis.gov
Asilidae in dyntaxa.se
Asilidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Asilidae in Japan
Species with ANext  
Ammophilomima trifida (Hsia, 1949)Info
Andrenosoma otanegawana (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Antipalus pedestris (Becker, 1925)Info
Asilus bevistylus -> Eutolmus bevistylusInfo
Asilus fallaciosus (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Asilus okinawensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Asilus scutellaris -> Trichomachimus scutellarisInfo
Asilus virgatipes -> Astochia virgatipesInfo
Astochia completa (Becker, 1926)Info
Astochia philus (Walker, 1849)Info
Astochia virgatipes (Coquillett, 1898)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Ceraturgus kawamurae (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Choerades gilva (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Choerades isshikii (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Choerades japonicus (Matsumura, 1931)Info
Choerades komurae (Matsumura, 1911)Info
Choerades nigrovittatus (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Choerades yaeyamana (Haupt & Azuma, 1998)Info
Clinopogon nicobarensis (Schiner, 1868)Info
Cophinopoda chinensis (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Cophinopoda oldroydi (Tsacas & Artigas, 1994)Info
Cyrtopogon pictipennis (Coquillett, 1899)Info
Cyrtopogon pulchripes (Loew, 1871)Info
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Damalis vitripennis (Osten-sacken, 1882)Info
Dasypogon japonica -> Molobratia japonicaInfo
Dicolonus argentatus (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Dioctria nakanensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eutolmus bevistylus (Coquillett, 1898)Info
Eutolmus brevistylus (Coquillett, 1898)Info
Eutolmus niger (Hradský & Hüttinger, 1985)Info
Eutolmus ohirai (Hradský & Hüttinger, 1985)Info
Eutolmus rufibarbis (Meigen, 1820)Golden-tabbed robberflyInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Goneccalypsis lucida (Hermann, 1912)Info
Grypoctonus aino -> Grypoctonus hatakeyamaeInfo
Grypoctonus daimyo (Speiser, 1928)Info
Grypoctonus hatakeyamae (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Holopogon japonicus (Nagatomi, 1983)Info
Hoplopheromerus armatipes (Macquart, 1855)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamyra ignea (Meigen, 1820)Info
Lamyra isshikii (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Lamyra komure (Matsumura, 1911)Info
Lamyra nigrovittata (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Lamyra yaeyamana (Haupt & Azuma, 1998)Info
Laphria azurea (Hermann, 1914)Info
Laphria blumei -> Laphria vulcanusInfo
Laphria canis (Williston, 1883)Info
Laphria dispar -> Laphria canisInfo
Laphria flavidorsum (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Laphria gilva -> Lamyra igneaInfo
Laphria hakiensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Laphria karafutonis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Laphria mitsukurii (Coquillett, 1899)Info
Laphria ogasawarensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Laphria okinawensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Laphria rufa (Von Roeder, 1887)Info
Laphria sapporensis (Matsumura, 1911)Info
Laphria vulcanus (Wiedemann, 1828)Info
Laphria yamatonis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Lasiopogon akaishii (Hradsky, 1981)Info
Lasiopogon cinctus (Fabricius, 1781)Spring heath robberflyInfo
Lasiopogon hinei (Cole & Wilcox, 1938)Info
Lasiopogon rokuroi (Hradsky, 1981)Info
Leptogaster abdominalis (Hsia, 1949)Info
Leptogaster augusta (Hsia, 1949)Info
Leptogaster basilaris (Coquillett, 1899)Info
Leptogaster dorospicta (Hsia, 1949)Info
Leptogaster dorsopicta (Hsia, 1949)Info
Leptogaster eoa (Lehr, 1961)Info
Leptogaster filiventris (Hsia, 1949)Info
Leptogaster flaviventris (Hsia, 1949)Info
Leptogaster freyi (Bromley, 1951)Info
Leptogaster fulvicrus (Hsia, 1949)Info
Leptogaster koshunensis (Oldroyd, 1975)Info
Leptogaster minimensis -> Psilonyx minimensisInfo
Leptogaster pilosella (Hermann, 1917)Info
Leptogaster spinulosa -> Leptogaster koshunensisInfo
Leptogaster trimucronotata (Hermann, 1917)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Machimus asiaticus (Becker, 1925)Info
Machimus hisamatsui (Tagawa, 1981)Info
Mactea matsumurai (Hradsky & Geller-grimm, 2003)Info
Mactea otanegovana (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Maira aterrima (Harmann, 1914)Info
Merodontina insula (Scarbrough & Hill, 2000)Info
Merodontina silvatica (Haupt & Azuma, 1998)Info
Merodontina thaiensis (Scarbrough & Hill, 2000)Info
Mesoleptogaster fulvicrus (Hsia, 1949)Info
Microstylum dimorphum (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Microstylum dux (Wiedemann, 1828)Info
Microstylum oberthürii (Wulp, 1896)Info
Microstylum oberthuerii -> Microstylum oberthuriiInfo
Microstylum oberthurii (Wulp, 1878)Info
Microstylum spectrum -> Microstylum duxInfo
Molobratia japonica (Bigot, 1878)Info
Molobratia kanoi (Hradsky, 1980)Info
Molobratia nipponi (Hradsky, 1980)Info
Molobratia sapporensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Molobratia takasagensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Molobratia triangulata (Haupt & Azuma, 1998)Info
Myelaphus dispar (Loew, 1873)Info
Myelaphus jozanus (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neoitamus angusticornis (Loew, 1858)Info
Neoitamus castaneipennis (Tagawa, 1981)Info
Neoitamus castneipennis (Tagawa, 1981)Info
Neoitamus cothurnatus univittatus ()Info
Neoitamus fertilis (Becker, 1925)Info
Neoitamus ishiharai (Tagawa, 1981)Info
Neoitamus univittatus (Loew, 1871)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ommatius chrysopilus (Oldroyd, 1972)Info
Orophotus univittatus (Becker, 1925)Info
Orthogonis nitididorsalis (Tagawa, 2006)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pagidolaphria chrysotelus (Walker, 1855)Info
Philonicus albiceps (Meigen, 1820)Dune robberflySite
Philonicus ionescui (Tsacas & Weinberg, 1977)Info
Philonicus nagatomii (Utsuki, 2008)Info
Pogonosoma funebris (Hermann, 1914)Info
Promachus albicinctus (Ricardo, 1900)Info
Promachus ater (Coquillett, 1899)Info
Promachus indigenus (Becker, 1925)Info
Promachus yesonicus (Bigot, 1887)Shioya-abuInfo
Psilonyx minimensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Pycnopogon apicalis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Pycnopogon nikkoensis (Matsumura, 1916)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saropogon flavicinctus (Wiedemann In Meigen, 1820)Info
Scylaticus sayano (Nagatomi, 1983)Info
Stichopogon gracilifemur (Nagatomi, 1983)Info
Stichopogon infuscatus (Bezzi, 1910)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Theodoria kimurai (Hradský & Hüttinger, 1984)Info
Tolmerus hisamatsui (Tagawa, 1981)Info
Trichomachimus scutellaris (Coquillett, 1898)Info
129 Species in Asilidae for Japan listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderBrachycera
Short-horned flies, Muscoid flies, Circular-seamed flies, Flies
InfraorderAsilomorpha
SuperfamilyAsiloidea
Therevids, Bee Flies
FamilyAsilidae
Robber flies, Assassin flies
AuthorLatreille, 1802

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