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Genus Tmemophlebia

curve-billed fly - top - Tmemophlebia coquilletti - female Unknown Diptera - Tmemophlebia coastal fly - Tmemophlebia - female coastal fly - Tmemophlebia - female coastal fly - Tmemophlebia - female small white fly - Tmemophlebia Bee Fly - Tmemophlebia Bee Fly - Tmemophlebia - Tmemophlebia
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 Poecilognathini
Genus Tmemophlebia
Explanation of Names
Tmemophlebia Evenhuis 1986
Numbers
9 species north of Mexico, several more south of the United States(1)
Range
New World (se./sc. Canada to Brazil); in our area, T. coquilletti is widespread (QC-MB-ID-CA to MD-TX), T. aldrichi SD-OR to GA-TX-CA, T. amplicella KS-TX-AZ(2)
Habitat
sand dunes or other sandy habitats
Remarks
Revised by Hall and Evenuis (2004) with descriptions of new species.