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Species Exoprosopa dorcadion

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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 Exoprosopini
Genus Exoprosopa
Species dorcadion (Exoprosopa dorcadion)
Explanation of Names
Exoprosopa dorcadion Osten Sacken 1877
Identification
Variation and melanism require further study (per Neal Evenhuis, pers. communication -HW).
The brown color fills in cell R1; in the similar E. jonesi the brown does not quite reach cell's apex (A. Calderwood)
Range
Canada to Mexico, transcontinental; in our area, NB-BC to NJ-OH-AR-TX-CA(1)
Habitat
Very widespread in cool mountain or coastal locales throughout the West --Andy Calderwood
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