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Genus Conophorus

Bombyliid of some kind - Conophorus Late season Conophorus - Conophorus fenestratus Fuzzy-Muzzled Bombyliid - Conophorus melanoceratus - male A very approachable bombyliid... - Conophorus fenestratus - male Conophorus? - Conophorus - female Bee Fly? - Conophorus What species of fly is this? - Conophorus fenestratus Conophorus fenestratus? - Conophorus fenestratus - female
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
Tribe Conophorini
Genus Conophorus
Explanation of Names
Conophorus Meigen 1803
Numbers
16 spp. in our area, ~70 spp. total(1)
Range
Holarctic, more diverse in Eurasia; in our area, w. NA (BC-CA to SK-TX)(1)
Print References
Priddy R.B. (1958) The genus Conophorus in North America (Diptera, Bombyliidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 31(1): 1-33 (First page). (Although published in 1958, all 16 nearctic species appearing in the 2003 catalog of Evenhuis & Greathead(1) are treated in Priddy.)
Hall, J. C. & Evenhuis, N. L. (1982 & 1984). Homeodactyla and Asilomorpha: Bombyliidae, in "Flies of the Nearctic Region", Vol. 5, Part 13, Nos. 3 & 4, edited by G. C. D. Griffiths, E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart.(2) [Conophorus is treated on pages 259-295.]