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Species Hemipenthes lepidota

Hemipenthes lepidota Bee Fly - Hemipenthes lepidota Hemipenthes lepidota? - Hemipenthes lepidota Bombyliid - Hemipenthes lepidota Hemipenthes lepidota (presumed) - Hemipenthes lepidota Bee fly - Hemipenthes lepidota Red Fleet fly 4 - Hemipenthes lepidota bee fly - Hemipenthes lepidota
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 Villini
Genus Hemipenthes
Species lepidota (Hemipenthes lepidota)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemipenthes lepidota (Osten-Sacken, 1887). Synonyms, etc.:
Hemipenthes lepidotus (spelling/gender)
Anthrax lepidota (original combination)
Range
Nearctic: Canada (Alberta); Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Guerrero, Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas); USA (AZ, CA, CO, ID, LA, NV)