Taxon profile


Greater Bee Fly
Bombylius major Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Bombyliidae - bee flies »  genus Bombylius

Scientific synonyms

Bombylius aequalis Fabricius, 1781
Bombylius albipectus Macquart, 1855
Bombylius fratellus Wiedemann, 1828
Bombylius vicinus Macquart, 1840


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Bombylius major basilinea Loew, 1855
subspecies Bombylius major major Linnaeus, 1758

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [130317]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Bombylius major Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Bombylius major Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 21 June 2016

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