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Subfamily Bombyliinae

Orange County  Bee Fly Archives #82 - B. fascialis or B. lancifer - Bombylius Anastoechus hessei fly 50 - Heterostylum robustum Anastoechus ?? - Anastoechus Pygmy Bee Fly - Bombylius pygmaeus stiletto fly - Aldrichia ehrmanii Sparnopolius confusus NJ September - Sparnopolius confusus Bombyliidae ? - Bombylius pygmaeus - female
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 Bombyliinae
~150 spp. in 10 genera of 2 tribes in our area, >1000 spp. in 63 genera of 3 tribes (one monotypic) worldwide(1)