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Subfamily Tomomyzinae

Bee Fly - Paracosmus edwardsii Amphicosmus arizonicus? - Amphicosmus arizonicus ID for a small fly on Horkelia? - Paracosmus edwardsii ID for a small fly on Horkelia? - Paracosmus edwardsii Amphicosmus arizonicus Bee Fly - Paracosmus edwardsii - female Interesting Fly on desert Honeyish-colored Paracosmus - Paracosmus rubicundus
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 Tomomyzinae
Numbers
13 spp. in 3 genera in our area, 50 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(1)
Range
New World (15 spp.), Africa (20 spp.), Australia (15 spp.); in our area, all but one sp. in sw. US, Metacosmus mancipennis in ne. US (MA-NJ)(1)