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Species Anthrax georgicus

Bee Fly - Anthrax georgicus Bee-fly - Anthrax georgicus fly - Anthrax georgicus Maybe a Syrphid fly? - Anthrax georgicus beefly? - Anthrax georgicus Bee Fly with white end of abdomen - Anthracinae? - Anthrax georgicus Anthrax georgicus ovipositing - Anthrax georgicus - female Anthracinae - Anthrax georgicus
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 georgicus (Anthrax georgicus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthrax analis Say 1823 nec Lichtenstein 1796(1)
Explanation of Names
Anthrax georgicus Macquart 1834
Body 7-10 mm(2)
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transcontinental, Canada to Costa Rica; Cuba(1)
Jul-Sep in e. Canada(2), Jun-Oct in NC
Life Cycle
Parasitoid of tiger beetles(3)