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Tribe Systropodini

Thick-headed Fly - Systropus mystery fly - Systropus macer Ammophila Mimic - Systropus macer Systropus - Systropus macer - male - female Fly with skinny abdomen? - Systropus macer   - Systropus macer Conopidae? - Systropus macer Long legged wasp - Systropus arizonicus
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 Toxophorinae
Tribe Systropodini
Numbers
5 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~160 spp. in 3 genera worldwide(1)
Range
Systropus is cosmopolitan, Dolichomyia restricted to the New World, and Zaclava to Australia(1)