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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Subfamily Cythereinae

Fuzzy faced bee fly - Pantarbes Roadside Fly - Pantarbes Bee Fly - Pantarbes Bombyliidae, Pantarbes - Pantarbes Bombyliidae, Pantarbes - Pantarbes Bee Fly? - Pantarbes Pantarbes - Pantarbes capito - female tiny beefly - Pantarbes
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 Cythereinae
5 spp. of a single genus in our area, 150 spp. in 17 genera worldwide(1)
represented in all major zoogeographic region, but primarily Palaearctic (2/3 of spp.); in our area, w. US (OR-CA to WY-TX)(1)