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Genus Rhynchanthrax

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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 Rhynchanthrax
Explanation of Names
Rhynchanthrax Painter 1933; type sp. Anthrax parvicornis Loew 1869
Numbers
5 spp. in our area, 7 total(1)
Range
Nearctic genus, w. & c. US & Mexico; the most widely distributed R. parvicornis ranges east to IL-AL; only R. capreus ranges wets to CA(1), but Ron Hemberger's posts from Orange Co. (##347814, 347821, 435912) point to a second species
Print References
Painter R.H. (1933) New subgenera and species of Bombyliidae (Diptera). J. Kansas Ent. Soc. 6(1): 5-18.