Anthracinae

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Anthracinae
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Anthrax albofasciatus
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Bombyliidae
Subfamily: Anthracinae

Anthracinae is a subfamily of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are more than 80 genera and 2,000 described species in Anthracinae. [1] [2] [3]

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Xenox tigrinus
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Villa fulviana

Genera

These 83 genera belong to the subfamily Anthracinae: [3]

Data sources: i = ITIS, [1] c = Catalogue of Life, [4] g = GBIF, [5] b = Bugguide.net [2]

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Bombyliidae family of insects

The Bombyliidae are a family of flies. Their common name are bee flies or humbleflies. Adults generally feed on nectar and pollen, some being important pollinators. Larvae generally are parasitoids of other insects.

<i>Villa</i> (fly) genus of insects

Villa is a genus of flies belonging to the bee-fly family (Bombyliidae). They range in size from 5 to 17 millimetres, and have typically rounded heads. The males of some species have a brilliant mat of silvery patagial scales. About 270 Villa species are found on all continents except Antarctica. They can be distinguished from similar genera (Hemipenthes) by their wing venation.

<i>Toxophora</i> genus of insects

Toxophora is a genus of flies belonging to the family Bombyliidae (bee-flies). There are 47 described species, distributed throughout the world, although they are most abundant in Southwestern United States and western Mediterranean. World catalog of bee flies They are strange, stout, robust flies with a hunchbacked form, with a body length of 6–12 mm and wings 4 to 7.5mm. Most species are black with banding or spots.

Conophorini

Conophorini is a tribe of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are about 11 genera and 125 described species in Conophorini.

Bombyliinae subfamily of insects

Bombyliinae is a subfamily of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are about 65 genera and more than 1000 described species in Bombyliinae.

Aphoebantus is a genus of bee flies. There are at least 80 described species in Aphoebantus.

Lordotus is a genus of bee flies. There are at least 30 described species in Lordotus.

<i>Poecilognathus</i> genus of insects

Poecilognathus is a genus of bee flies. There are at least 20 described species in Poecilognathus.

Villini tribe of insects

Villini is a tribe of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are about 14 genera and at least 100 described species in Villini.

<i>Thevenetimyia</i> genus of insects

Thevenetimyia is a genus of bee flies, insects in the family Bombyliidae. There are at least 40 described species in Thevenetimyia.

Tomomyzinae is a subfamily of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are at least 6 genera and more than 50 described species in Tomomyzinae.

<i>Anastoechus</i> genus of insects

Anastoechus is a genus of bee flies. There are at least 90 described species in Anastoechus.

Desmatoneura is a genus of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are about 18 described species in Desmatoneura.

Cythereinae is a subfamily of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are about 19 genera and 150 species in Cythereinae.

Mariobezziinae is a subfamily of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. There are about 10 genera and at least 50 described species in Mariobezziinae.

References

  1. 1 2 "Anthracinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. 1 2 "Anthracinae Subfamily Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  3. 1 2 Evenhuis, N.L.; Greathead, D.J. (2015). "World catalog of bee flies (Diptera: Bombyliidae)" . Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  4. "Catalogue of Life" . Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  5. "GBIF" . Retrieved 31 December 2018.

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