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Species Poecilanthrax lucifer

hover fly ? - Poecilanthrax lucifer beefly- fairly large - Poecilanthrax lucifer Hover fly ? - Poecilanthrax lucifer Bee fly (?) ID - Poecilanthrax lucifer Bombylid - Poecilanthrax lucifer Exoprosopa (species?) - Poecilanthrax lucifer Bombyliidae or Syrphidae??  - Poecilanthrax lucifer New type and color fly for me, some kind of bee fly?   - Poecilanthrax lucifer
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 Poecilanthrax
Species lucifer (Poecilanthrax lucifer)
Explanation of Names
Poecilanthrax lucifer (Fabricius 1775)
The larvae feed on the moth larva of members of the family Noctuidae