Toxophorinae

Geron, possibly G. calvus, copyright Chris Hartley.


Belongs within: Bombyliidae.

The Toxophorinae are a group of slender bee flies with a more or less humped thorax.

<==Toxophorinae [Systropinae]
    |--Dolichomyia gracilis H81
    |--Toxophora [Toxophorini] GEEL09
    |    |--T. amphitea KME08
    |    |--T. varipennis GEEL09
    |    `--T. virgata H81
    |--Systropus [Systropodini] KME08
    |    |--S. acutus GEEL09
    |    |--S. columbianus GEEL09
    |    |--S. flavoornatus CM91
    |    `--S. macer KME08
    `--Geron [Geroninae, Gerontini] KME08
         |  i. s.: G. albarius H81
         |         G. holosericeus GEEL09
         |         G. rufipes GEEL09
         |--G. (Geron) KME08
         |    |--G. (G.) prosopidis KME08
         |    `--G. (G.) vitripennis KME08
         `--G. (Empidigeron) calvus KME08

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[CM91] Colless, D. H., & D. K. McAlpine. 1991. Diptera (flies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 2 pp. 717–786. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[GEEL09] Greathead, D. J., N. L. Evenhuis & C. J. Einicker Lamas. 2009. Bombyliidae (bee flies). In: Brown, B. V., A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley & M. A. Zumbado (eds) Manual of Central American Diptera vol. 1 pp. 565–576. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

[H81] Hall, J. C. 1981. Bombyliidae. In: McAlpine, J. F., B. V. Peterson, G. E. Shewell, H. J. Teskey, J. R. Vockeroth & D. S. Wood (eds) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 1 pp. 589–602. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[KME08] Kits, J. H., S. A. Marshall & N. L. Evenhuis. 2008. The bee flies (Diptera: Bombyliidae) of Ontario, with a key to the species of eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 6: 1–52.

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