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Tribe Exoprosopini

Exoprosopa rhea Exoprosopa brevirostris Bee Fly - Exoprosopa Lynx with Exoprosopa fasciata? - Exoprosopa fasciata Fairly large beefly - Exoprosopa fasciata Bee fly - genus Villa? - Exoprosopa E doris - Exoprosopa Camofly#1 - Exoprosopa caliptera
Classification
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 Exoprosopini
Numbers
>40 spp. in 2 genera in our area, >650 spp. in 11 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, almost half of the spp. in Africa; in our area, widespread but much more diverse in the west (esp. sw. US); 3 spp. of Exoprosopa range into Canada(1)