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Species Lepidophora lutea

Cool Fly - Lepidophora lutea Bee Fly - Lepidophora lutea At the Environmental Interpretive Center - Lepidophora lutea Bee Fly? - Lepidophora lutea Bee Fly? - Lepidophora lutea Lepidophora lutea ? - Lepidophora lutea A fly I first thought was a moth - Lepidophora lutea Some type of Moth?? - Lepidophora lutea
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 Ecliminae
Genus Lepidophora
Species lutea (Lepidophora lutea)
Explanation of Names
Lepidophora lutea Painter 1962
lutea = 'yellow'
Identification
the pale scales are mostly yellow, and there are abundant yellow scales on the sides of the fourth abdominal segment
Range
e. US (ME-FL to MN-MO-LA) & ON(1)