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Subfamily Usiinae

Apolysis on Eriophylum confertiflorum - Apolysis Usiinae...Oligodranes? - Apolysis - male Another striped fly from Peters Canyon  - Apolysis golden bee fly - Apolysis Bombyliid - Apolysis - female ID for tiny fly on Horkelia? - Apolysis - female Usiinae - Apolysis - Apolysis Apolysis sp. - Nye Co., Nevada - Apolysis - male
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 Usiinae
Numbers
67 spp. in a single genus in our area, ~180 spp. in 3 genera worldwide(1)
Range
Mostly holarctic; ~35 spp. Afrotropical(1)
Print References
Melander, M. F. (1946). Apolysis, Oligodranes, and Empidideicus in America. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 39 451-495 (Full Text)
Evenhuis, N. L. (1983). Studies in New World Bombyliidae (Diptera). II. Notes on the genus Apolysis with descriptions of two new species. Int. J. Entomo. 25 310-315 (Full Text PDF)
Evenhuis, N. L. (1986). The genera of Phthiriinae of Australia and the New World. Published by the author, Honolulu. 57pp.
Evenhuis, N. L. (1990). Systematics and evolution of the genera of the subfamilies Usiinae and Phthiriinae of the world (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Entomonograph 11. 72 pp. (Full Text)