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Genus Poecilognathus

Poecilognathus? - Poecilognathus Bombyliidae, dorsal - Poecilognathus - male Bee Fly - Poecilognathus Poecilognathus unimaculatus unknown insect, generally looks like a fly - Poecilognathus Poecilognathus - female Poecilognathus Small yellow-orange fly, central Texas, July - Poecilognathus
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 Poecilognathini
Genus Poecilognathus
Explanation of Names
Poecilognathus Jaennicke 1867
8 spp. in our area, 14 total(1)
New World (se. Canada to Costa Rica + 3 spp. in Chile); in our area, P. sulphureus is widespread (ON-GA-AL to OR-CA), P. scolopax CA to MN-AR, P. punctipennis GA-FL, the rest mostly in sw. US(1)