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Genus Pantarbes

Pantarbes sp. - Pantarbes Little Grey Fly - Pantarbes Pantarbes Pantarbes - female Pantarbes - male Bee Fly ? - Pantarbes - female Small Fly - Pantarbes fly - 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
Genus Pantarbes
Explanation of Names
Pantarbes Osten Sacken 1877
6 spp., all in our area(1)
Compare the wing veins: Note, the R2+3 vein is very curved. (near the wing apex) Check the example for the genus Pantarbes.
w. US (OR-CA to WY-TX) & Mexico(1)
Print References
Hall, J.C., and Neal L. Evenhuis. Subfamily Cytherinae, Genus Pantarbes Osten Sacken (1877), pp.295-312; in Griffiths, Graham C.D. (ed.),Flies of the Nearctic Region, Vol.V, Part13, No.4 (1984).