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Tribe Villini

Uknown Villa - Villa fuzzy fly - Hemipenthes sinuosa One tiny bee fly - Lepidanthrax Lepidanthrax - male Poecilanthrax  - Poecilanthrax sackenii Fly sp. - Hemipenthes catulina Bee fly - Hemipenthes Hemipenthes eumenes? - Hemipenthes eumenes
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 Villini
Numbers
~250 spp. in 16 genera in our area, ~820 spp. in >30 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide(1)
Remarks
Villini are endoparasitoids, while most bombyliids are ectoparasitoids