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Species Villa lateralis

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Bombyliidae (Bee Flies)
Subfamily Anthracinae
Tribe Villini
Genus Villa
Species lateralis (Villa lateralis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthrax lateralis
6 to 7 mm and 7 to 11 mm
It occurs in two forms. The smaller one is more common in the spring.
For a complete description see: Discover Life
Widely distributed in North America including Puerto Rico and South to Panama
This variable species has in the Eastern United States two well marked variations which cause considerable confusion when lumped with the typical form.
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