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Genus Acreophthiria

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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 Phthiriinae
Tribe Phthiriini
Genus Acreophthiria
Explanation of Names
Acreophthiria Evenhuis 1986
Numbers
3 spp., all in our area(1)
Range
Nearctic genus restricted to w. US:
    A. americana WA-CA;
    A. egerminans CA;
    A. simile CA-ID-UT(1)
Remarks
Original descriptions for the 3 spp. (under their original names and synonyms) can be read online at the links below:
    A. americana:
        Description of ♂ only under the original name Acreotrichus americana Coquillett, 1895
    A. egerminans:
        Description of ♂ only under the original name Phthiria egerminans Loew, 1872;
        Description of ♂ and ♀ under the synonym Acreotrichus maculipennis Cole, 1922 (very detailed, with line drawings);
    A. simile:
        Description of ♂ only under the original name Phthiria simile Coquillett, 1894;
Works Cited
1.World Catalog of Bee Flies (Diptera : Bombyliidae)
Neal L. Evenhuis. 1999. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 804 pp.