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Species Hemipenthes lepidota

Chrysanthrax or Hemipenthes? - Hemipenthes lepidota Hemipenthes lepidota - female Is this Paradiplocampta? - Hemipenthes lepidota Black and white bee fly - Hemipenthes lepidota Hemipenthes lepidota (presumed) - Hemipenthes lepidota Hemipenthes lepidota Hemipenthes lepidota? - Hemipenthes lepidota Hemipenthes lepidota? - 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)