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Species Anthrax irroratus

Anthrax irroratus Black Fuzzy Fly - Anthrax irroratus A. irroratus? - Anthrax irroratus Large Fly - Anthrax irroratus Bombyliidae, maybe Anthrax, dorsal - Anthrax irroratus Bombyliidae, ventralX - Anthrax irroratus bee fly - Anthrax irroratus Bee Fly - Anthrax irroratus
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 Anthracinae
Tribe Anthracini
Genus Anthrax
Species irroratus (Anthrax irroratus)
Explanation of Names
Anthrax irroratus Say 1823
irroratus = 'speckled, sprinkled'
Range
transcontinental, NS-AK to Honduras; Puerto Rico(1)
Life Cycle
pupa illustrated in(2), fig. 458.3