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Species Exoprosopa doris

Exoprosopa fascipennis - Exoprosopa doris Bee fly with patterned wing - Exoprosopa doris Bee Fly - Exoprosopa doris Is this Exoprosopa doris? - Exoprosopa doris Orange County Bee Fly Archives #277 - Exoprosopa doris Exoprosopa doris Unknown Exoprosopa from Mount Diablo - Exoprosopa doris Exoprosopa doris - female
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
Genus Exoprosopa
Species doris (Exoprosopa doris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Exoprosopa pallens Bigot, 1892 - junior synonym to E. doris Osten Sacken, 1877.
Identification
Elmer & Johnson state (at bottom of pg. 70) that males have both the 6th & 7th tergites with white tomentum; while females have tomentum of 6th tergite tan and 7th tergite white.
Range
AZ, CA, ID, NV, NM, OR, TX, WA
Food
"very common on Eriogonum fasciculatum (CA Buckwheat)" -- Andy Calderwood
Remarks
A detailed description of E. doris appears on the first page of Elmer & Johnson (1958).
Print References
Elmer, D & Johnson, L. M. (1958). New and Insufficciently Known Exoprosopa from the Far West. Great Basin Naturalist, 18(3) 69-84 (Full Text)