- This page contains pictures and information about Bee Flies in Subfamily Anthracinae
that we found in
the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Anthracinae is a common Australian Bee Flies subfamily. This is a very large
Bee Flies subfamily. Bee Flies in this subfamily usually large and stout.
There are usually patterns on clear wings with patterns on the costal margin
- We found quite a number of
species in this group and listed in different tribes as below;
- Anthracini - Black Bee
- Villini - Banded
- 1. Insects
of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p 759.
- 2. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus
& Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p364.
- 3. Family
BOMBYLIIDAE - Australasian/Oceanian Diptera Catalog - Web Version, by
- 4. Cryptic species diversity and character congruence: review of the tribe Anthracini (Diptera : Bombyliidae) in Australia - David K. Yeates and Christine L. Lambkin,
- 5. An evolutionary radiation of beeflies in semi-arid Australia: systematics of the Exoprosopini (Diptera: Bombyliidae) - Lambkin CL, Yeates DK & Greathead DJ, Invertebrate
- 6. Northern
Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.
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