2018, 138 pages, color plates, photos and illustrations throughout. The Southwestern United States, with its hot, dry, desert, and semi-arid habitats is one of the most species rich areas in the world for Robber Flies, and related families Apioceridae and Mydidae. This beautifully illustrated guide is dedicated to the identification of these amazing creatures. The book features 207 species, detailed in forty-four color plates and over 50 photographs, and includes newly published information. It is an excellent resource for the study of these popular families of Diptera. Rick Rogers is a professional field entomologist known for his scientific illustrations and discoveries of new fly species. His artwork and research represent his journey in the discovery and study of these flies, many of which have not previously been illustrated. Hardcover; 8.5 x 11”.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ROBBER FLIES and Their Allies of the Southwestern United States
by Rick Rogers