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Genus Stonyx

Bee Fly - Stonyx clelia Bee Fly - Stonyx clelia Bee Fly - Stonyx clelia Bee Fly - Stonyx clelia Stonyx clelia? - Stonyx clelia Stonyx clelia? - Stonyx clelia Stonyx clelia? - Stonyx clelia
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 Stonyx
Explanation of Names
Stonyx Osten Sacken 1886
Numbers
A single sp. in our area, 5 spp. total(1)
Range
AZ to Panama, with just 2 spp. ranging beyond Mexico(1)
See Also
Can be distinguished from Lepidanthrax by having 3 (rather that 2) sub-marginal cells(2) (i.e. R2+3 and R4 connected by a cross-vein):