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Species Hemipenthes lepidota

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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)
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)