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Subfamily Bombyliinae

By their wing pattern you shall know them. - Bombylius major Bombylius balion? - Bombylius - male Hover Fly? - Bombylius major Bee Flies Sparnopolius confusus 2014 LMH  - Sparnopolius confusus Bee Fly - Lordotus Systoechus long-legged orange bee-fly - Lordotus Fuzzy Bombyliidae? - Conophorus
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 Bombyliinae
Numbers
~150 spp. in 10 genera of 2 tribes in our area, >1000 spp. in 63 genera of 3 tribes (one monotypic) worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide(1)