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Species Lepidophora lutea

lutea? - Lepidophora lutea Bee Fly - Lepidophora lutea Insect 723-2 - Lepidophora lutea Hunch-backed beefly - Lepidophora letia - Lepidophora lutea L. lutea - Lepidophora lutea HP Fly? - Lepidophora lutea Weird wasp-like insect - Lepidophora lutea Lepidophora lutea (cf), a hunchback bee fly or scaly bee fly - 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)