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Genus Dipalta

Huron Shore Bee Fly - Dipalta banksi bee fly - Dipalta serpentina Antlion fly - Dipalta fly - Dipalta serpentina golden bee fly - Dipalta serpentina Unknown Bee Fly - Dipalta Bee fly 091213 - Dipalta banksi Bee Fly - Dipalta serpentina
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
Genus Dipalta
Explanation of Names
Dipalta Osten Sacken 1877
Numbers
2 spp., both in our area(1)
Range
D. serpentina across the US to Cuba & Honduras; D. banksi VA-OH(1)-so.ON