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Family Bombyliidae - Bee Flies

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon Orthorrhapha
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Bombyliidae - Bee Flies

Subfamily Usiinae
Genus Apolysis
Species sigma - Apolysis sigma
Subfamily Phthiriinae
Tribe Poecilognathini
Genus Poecilognathus
Species punctipennis - Poecilognathus punctipennis
Species sulphureus - Poecilognathus sulphureus
Species unimaculatus - Poecilognathus unimaculatus
Genus Relictiphthiria
Genus Tmemophlebia
Species coquilletti - Tmemophlebia coquilletti
Genus Euryphthiria
Species grandis - Euryphthiria grandis
Tribe Phthiriini
Genus Acreophthiria
Genus Neacreotrichus
Species diversus - Neacreotrichus diversus
Subfamily Toxophorinae
Genus Geron
No Taxon Subgenus Empidigeron
Species calvus - Geron calvus
No Taxon Subgenus Geron
Species vitripennis - Geron vitripennis
Genus Toxophora
Species amphitea - Toxophora amphitea
Species leucopyga - Toxophora leucopyga
Species maxima - Toxophora maxima
Species pellucida - Toxophora pellucida
Species virgata - Toxophora virgata
Tribe Systropodini
Genus Dolichomyia
Species gracilis - Dolichomyia gracilis
Genus Systropus
Species angulatus - Systropus angulatus
Species arizonicus - Systropus arizonicus
Species bicornis - Systropus bicornis
Species macer - Systropus macer
Subfamily Bombyliinae
Tribe Bombyliini
Genus Anastoechus
Species barbatus - Anastoechus barbatus
Species hessei - Anastoechus hessei
Species melanohalteralis - Anastoechus melanohalteralis
Genus Bombylius
No Taxon Subgenus Bombylius
Species albicapillus - Bombylius albicapillus
Species anthophilus - Bombylius anthophilus
Species atriceps - Bombylius atriceps
Species aurifer - Bombylius aurifer
Species breviabdominalis - Bombylius breviabdominalis
Species comanche - Bombylius comanche
Species curtirhynchus - Bombylius curtirhynchus
Species diegoensis - Bombylius diegoensis
Species fraudulentus - Bombylius fraudulentus
Species fulvibasoides - Bombylius fulvibasoides
Species helvus - Bombylius helvus
Species heximaculatus - Bombylius heximaculatus
Species lancifer - Bombylius lancifer
Species major - Greater Bee Fly
Species mexicanus - Bombylius mexicanus
Species mohavensis - Bombylius mohavensis
Species pulchellus - Bombylius pulchellus
Species pygmaeus - Bombylius pygmaeus
Species texanus - Bombylius texanus
Species validus - Bombylius validus
Species varius - Bombylius varius
No Taxon major or anthophilus
No Taxon lancifer or facialis
No Taxon Subgenus Parabombylius
Species ater - Bombylius ater
Species coquilletti - Bombylius coquilletti
Species iphiculus - Bombylius iphiculus
Species pulcher - Bombylius pulcher
Species incanus - Bombylius (Zephyrectes) incanus
Genus Heterostylum
Species croceum - Heterostylum croceum
Species robustum - Bomber Fly
Genus Systoechus
Species candidulus - Systoechus candidulus
Species oreas - Systoechus oreas
Species solitus - Systoechus solitus
Species vulgaris - Systoechus vulgaris
Genus Triploechus
Species novus - Triploechus novus
Tribe Conophorini
Genus Aldrichia
Species auripuncta - Aldrichia auripuncta
Species ehrmanii - Aldrichia ehrmanii
Genus Conophorus
Species atratulus - Conophorus atratulus
Species collini - Conophorus collini
Species cristatus - Conophorus cristatus
Species fallax - Conophorus fallax
Species fenestratus - Conophorus fenestratus
Species melanoceratus - Conophorus melanoceratus
Species nigripennis - Conophorus nigripennis
Species obesulus - Conophorus obesulus
Species sackenii - Conophorus sackenii
Genus Geminaria
Species canalis - Geminaria canalis
Species pellucida - Geminaria pellucida
Genus Lordotus
No Taxon Lordotus diplasus or diversus
Species divisus - Lordotus divisus
Species gibbus - Lordotus gibbus
Species junceus - Lordotus junceus
Species planus - Lordotus planus
Species pulchrissimus - Lordotus pulchrissimus
Species striatus - Lordotus striatus
Species zona - Lordotus zona
Genus Sparnopolius
Species confusus - Sparnopolius confusus
Subfamily Ecliminae
Genus Lepidophora
Species lepidocera - Scaly Bee Fly
Species vetusta - Lepidophora vetusta
Species lutea - Lepidophora lutea
Genus Thevenetimyia
Species accedens - Thevenetimyia accedens
Species affinis - Thevenetimyia affinis
Species californica - Thevenetimyia californica
Species canuta - Thevenetimyia canuta
Species celer - Thevenetimyia celer
Species culiciformis - Thevenetimyia culiciformis
Species funesta - Thevenetimyia funesta
Species harrisi - Thevenetimyia harrisi
Species lotus - Thevenetimyia lotus
Species luctifera - Thevenetimyia luctifera
Species maculipennis - Thevenetimyia maculipennis
Species magna - Thevenetimyia magna
Species muricata - Thevenetimyia muricata
Species nigra - Thevenetimyia nigra
Species notata - Thevenetimyia notata
Species phalantha - Thevenetimyia phalantha
Species sodalis - Thevenetimyia sodalis
Species speciosa - Thevenetimyia speciosa
Species tridentata - Thevenemyia (Arthroneura) tridentata
No Taxon resemble luctifera
Subfamily Cythereinae
Genus Pantarbes
Species capito - Pantarbes capito
Species earinus - Pantarbes earinus
Species megistus - Pantarbes megistus
Species willistoni - Pantarbes willistoni
Subfamily Lomatiinae
Genus Bryodemina
Species valida - Bryodemina valida
Genus Ogcodocera
Species analis - Ogcodocera analis
Species leucoprocta - Ogcodocera leucoprocta
Subfamily Tomomyzinae
Genus Amphicosmus
Species elegans - Amphicosmus elegans
Species arizonicus - Amphicosmus arizonicus
Species arizonensis - Amphicosmus arizonensis
Genus Metacosmus
Species mancipennis - Metacosmus mancipennis
Genus Paracosmus
Species edwardsii - Paracosmus edwardsii
Species insolens - Paracosmus insolens
Species morrisoni - Paracosmus morrisoni
Species rubicundus - Paracosmus rubicundus
Subfamily Anthracinae
Tribe Anthracini
Genus Anthrax
Species albofasciatus - Anthrax albofasciatus
Species argyropygus - Anthrax argyropygus
Species artemesia - Anthrax artemesia
Species aterrimus - Charcoal bee fly
Species atriplex - Anthrax atriplex
Species cascadensis - Anthrax cascadensis
Species cintalpa - Anthrax cintalpa
Species daphne - Anthrax daphne
Species georgicus - Anthrax georgicus
Species irroratus - Anthrax irroratus
Species larrea - Anthrax larrea
Species nigriventris - Anthrax nigriventris
Species pauper - Anthrax pauper
Species pluto - Anthrax pluto
Species striatipennis - Anthrax striatipennis
Species varicolor - Anthrax varicolor
Species vierecki - Anthrax vierecki
No Taxon oedipus subgroup species not identifiable from photos
No Taxon pluto or stellans
Genus Dicranoclista
Species fasciata - Dicranoclista fasciata
Genus Xenox
Species delila - Xenox delila
Species habrosus - Xenox habrosus
Species tigrinus - Tiger Bee Fly
Species xylocopae - Xenox xylocopae
Tribe Aphoebantini
Genus Aphoebantus
Species borealis - Aphoebantus borealis
Species conurus - Aphoebantus conurus
Species desertus - Aphoebantus desertus
Species fumosus - Aphoebantus fumosus
Species interruptus - Aphoebantus interruptus
Species leucospilus - Aphoebantus leucospilus
Species mus - Aphoebantus mus
Species rattus - Aphoebantus rattus
Species scalaris - Aphoebantus scalaris
Species transitus - Aphoebantus transitus
Genus Epacmus
Species nitidus - Epacmus nitidus
Genus Eucessia
Species rubens - Eucessia rubens
Genus Exepacmus
Species johnsoni - Exepacmus johnsoni
Tribe Exoprosopini
Genus Exoprosopa
Species albifrons - Exoprosopa albifrons
Species anomala - Exoprosopa anomala
Species butleri - Exoprosopa butleri
Species caliptera - Exoprosopa caliptera
Species decora - Exoprosopa decora
Species divisa - Exoprosopa divisa
Species dorcadion - Exoprosopa dorcadion
Species doris - Exoprosopa doris
Species eremita - Exoprosopa eremita
No Taxon fasciata-group
Species argentifasciata - Exoprosopa argentifasciata
Species agassizii - Exoprosopa agassizii
Species bifurca - Exoprosopa bifurca
Species brevirostris - Exoprosopa brevirostris
Species clarki - Exoprosopa clarki
Species dodrans - Exoprosopa dodrans
Species dodrina - Exoprosopa dodrina
Species fasciata - Exoprosopa fasciata
Species parda - Exoprosopa parda
Species rostrifera - Exoprosopa rostrifera
Species fascipennis - Exoprosopa fascipennis
Species fumosa - Exoprosopa fumosa
Species ingens - Exoprosopa ingens
Species iota - Exoprosopa iota
Species jonesi - Exoprosopa jonesi
Species meigenii - Exoprosopa meigenii
Species painterorum - Exoprosopa painterorum
Species pueblensis - Exoprosopa pueblensis
Species rhea - Exoprosopa rhea
No Taxon sp. "Chihuahua 1"
No Taxon sp. "Chihuahua 2"
No Taxon sp. "Sonora"
No Taxon sp. "Spotted-wing"
No Taxon sp. "Texas"
No Taxon sp. "near butleri"
No Taxon sp. "Ramsey Canyon"
Genus Ligyra
Species cerberus - Ligyra cerberus
Species gazophylax - Ligyra gazophylax
Tribe Villini
Genus Astrophanes
Species adonis - Astrophanes adonis
Genus Chrysanthrax
Species arenosus - Chrysanthrax arenosus
Species crocinus - Chrysanthrax crocinus
Species cypris - Chrysanthrax cypris
Species dispar - Chrysanthrax dispar
Species edititius - Chrysanthrax edititius
Species eudorus - Chrysanthrax eudorus
Species juncturus - Chrysanthrax juncturus
Species lepidotoides - Chrysanthrax lepidotoides
Species vanus - Chrysanthrax vanus
Genus Diochanthrax
Species morulus - Diochanthrax morulus
Genus Dipalta
Species banksi - Huron Shore Bee Fly
Species serpentina - Dipalta serpentina
Genus Hemipenthes
Species blanchardiana - Hemipenthes blanchardiana
Species catulina - Hemipenthes catulina
Species celeris - Hemipenthes celeris
Species curta - Hemipenthes curta
Species edwardsii - Hemipenthes edwardsii
Species inops - Hemipenthes inops
Species jaennickeana - Hemipenthes jaennickeana
Species lepidota - Hemipenthes lepidota
Species morioides - Hemipenthes morioides
Species pullata - Hemipenthes pullata
Species scylla - Hemipenthes scylla
Species seminigra - Hemipenthes seminigra
Species sinuosa - Sinuous Bee Fly
Species webberi - Hemipenthes webberi
Genus Lepidanthrax
Species angulus - Lepidanthrax angulus
Species arnaudi - Lepidanthrax arnaudi
Species californicus - Lepidanthrax californicus
No Taxon disjunctus species group
Species disjunctus - Lepidanthrax disjunctus
Species rauchi - Lepidanthrax rauchi
Species homologus - Lepidanthrax homologus
Species eremicus - Lepidanthrax eremicus
Species inauratus - Lepidanthrax inauratus
Species linsdalei - Lepidanthrax linsdalei
Species oribates - Lepidanthrax oribates
Genus Mancia
Species nana - Mancia nana
Genus Neodiplocampta
Species astrella - Neodiplocampta astrella
Species miranda - Neodiplocampta miranda
Species mira - Neodiplocampta mira
Species mirella - Neodiplocampta mirella
Genus Paradiplocampta
Species tabeti - Paradiplocampta tabeti
Genus Paravilla
Species aridula - Paravilla aridula
Species californica - Paravilla californica
Species cinerea - Paravilla cinerea
Species cunicula - Paravilla cunicula
Species deserta - Paravilla deserta
Species edititoides - Paravilla edititoides
Species fulvicoma - Paravilla fulvicoma
Species fumida - Paravilla fumida
Species fumosa - Paravilla fumosa
Species lacunaris - Paravilla lacunaris
Species mercedis - Paravilla mercedis
Species mexicana - Paravilla mexicana
Species montivaga - Paravilla montivaga
Species separata - Paravilla separata
Species splendida - Paravilla splendida
Species syrtis - Paravilla syrtis
Species tricellula - Paravilla tricellula
Genus Poecilanthrax
Species alcyon - Poecilanthrax alcyon
Species alpha - Poecilanthrax alpha
Species apache - Poecilanthrax apache
Species arethusa - Poecilanthrax arethusa
Species bicellata - Poecilanthrax bicellata
Species californicus - Poecilanthrax californicus
Species effrenus - Poecilanthrax effrenus
Species eremicus - Poecilanthrax eremicus
Species fasciatus - Poecilanthrax fasciatus
Species fuliginosus - Poecilanthrax fuliginosus
Species hyalinipennis - Poecilanthrax hyalinipennis
Species ingens - Poecilanthrax ingens
Species litoralis - Poecilanthrax litoralis
Species lucifer - Poecilanthrax lucifer
Species monticola - Poecilanthrax monticola
Species nigripennis - Poecilanthrax nigripennis
Species poecilogaster - Poecilanthrax poecilogaster
Species sackenii - Poecilanthrax sackenii
Species tegminipennis - Poecilanthrax tegminipennis
Species varius - Poecilanthrax varius
Species willistonii - Poecilanthrax willistonii
Genus Rhynchanthrax
Species parvicornis - Rhynchanthrax parvicornis
Genus Stonyx
Species clelia - Stonyx clelia
Genus Thyridanthrax
Species andrewsi - Thyridanthrax andrewsi
Species atratus - Thyridanthrax atratus
Species fenestratoides - Thyridanthrax fenestratoides
Species luminis - Thyridanthrax luminis
Species melanopterus - Thyridanthrax melanopterus
Species nugator - Thyridanthrax nugator
Species pallidus - Thyridanthrax pallidus
Species selene - Thyridanthrax selene
Genus Villa
Species agrippina - Villa agrippina
Species arenicola - Villa arenicola
Species chromolepida - Villa chromolepida
Species fulviana - Tawny-tailed Bee Fly
Species harveyi - Villa harveyi
Species hypomelas - Villa hypomelas
Species lateralis - Villa lateralis
Species miscella - Villa miscella
Species nigra - Villa nigra
Species nigricauda - Villa nigricauda
Species nigropecta - Villa nigropecta
Species vanduzeei - Villa vanduzeei
No Taxon Group of agrippina and molitor
Tribe Xeramoebini
Genus Desmatoneura
Species argentifrons - Desmatoneura argentifrons
Subfamily Crocidiinae
Genus Desmatomyia
Species anomala - Desmatomyia anomala
No Taxon Unidentified Larvae and Pupae