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Subfamily Anthracinae

Bee Fly - Exoprosopa argentifasciata Bee Fly - Exoprosopa doris Orange County Bee Fly Archives - Villa Bombyliid Large Bee - Poecilanthrax lucifer Unknown Fly - Anthrax dusky bee fly Lepidanthrax
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
Numbers
By far the largest subfamily, with >420 spp. in 26 genera of 5 tribes in our area and ~2,100 spp. in 170 genera of 6 tribes worldwide(1)
Range
Worldwide; in our area, widespread, but conspicuously more diverse in the west, esp. in sw. US(1)