family Bombyliidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Bombyliidae - bee flies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
bee fly - hairy nectar-eating fly that resembles a bee; larvae are parasitic on larvae of bees and related insects
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In addition to Sphecid wasp a fly of genus Anthrox, specie of the family Bombyliidae was also recorded as pupal parasites of the Z.
Family Bombyliidae. Catalogue of the fossil flies of the world (Insecta: Diptera) - Web Version.
The genera of the family Bombyliidae. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.