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Family Apioceridae

Apiocera? - Apiocera - female Apiocera from Southeastern Oregon - Apiocera haruspex - male Apiocera wilcoxi? - Apiocera - female Apiocerid from Lower Colorado River - Apiocera - male Two species known from this remote desert locale - Apiocera - male Robberfly - Apiocera Apioceridae or Asilidae? - Apiocera - male Apio from mouth of Nine-Mile Canyon - Apiocera - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Apioceridae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Apioceridae Bigot 1857
Numbers
A single genus in the family, with 65 spp. in our area(2) and ~150 spp. worldwide(3)(4)
Range
The Americas, so. Africa, Borneo, and Sri Lanka(3); in our area, sw. US (one sp. ranges wider to BC-ID)(5)
Print References
Yeates, D. K. and M. E. Irwin. (1996) Apioceridae (Insecta: Diptera): cladistic reappraisal and biogeography. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 116:247-301.