Flies (Order Diptera) of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®

Flies (Order Diptera) of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®. Source: Desert Insects & Kin of Southern California – A Photographic Survey & Natural History Anza-Borrego Desert State Park® by Lynn & Gene Monroe.

FamilyGenusSpeciesSubspeciesCommon Name
TipulidaeHolorusiahesperaGiant Western Crane Fly
Tipulaspp.At least four undetermined species of Crane Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
AsphondyliaatriplicisSaltbush Gall Midge
AsphondyliaauripilaCreoste Bush Gall Midge
TabanidaeSilviusnotatusHorse Fly
StratiomyidaeStratiomysmaculosaSoldier Fly
TherevidaeAmmonaiosconfususStiletto Fly
PheroceraflavipesStiletto Fly
NebrituspellucidusStiletto Fly
ApioceridaeApioceraspp.At least six species of Flower-loving Flies have been recorded in ABDSP (Monroe & Monroe)
MydidaeMydasventralisMydas Fly
NemomydaspantherinusWestern Mydas Fly
RhaphiomidasactonGiant Flower-loving Fly
RhaphiomidasundulatusGiant Flower-loving Fly
AsilidaeEfferiaalbibarbisRobber Fly
EfferiainflataRobber Fly
Efferiaspp.At least two undetermined species of Robber Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
MallophorafautrixRobber Fly
Lestomyiaspp.At least two undetermined species of Robber Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
StenopogonengelhardtiRobber Fly
StenopogonrufibarbisRobber Fly
ScleropogonduncaniRobber Fly
AcroceridaeEulonchushalliSmall-headed Fly
BombyliidaeApolysissp.Undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
NeacreotrichusdiversusBee Fly
Geronsp.Bee Fly
AnastoechushesseiBee Fly
BombyliuscurtirhynchusBee Fly
BombyliusmajorLarge Bee Fly
BombyliusdiegoensisBee Fly
LordotusstriatusBee Fly
LordotuspulchrissimusBee Fly
LordotuszonaBee Fly
Lordotusspp.At least six undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
ConophorusfenestratusBee Fly
ConophorusnigripennisBee Fly
Conophorussp.Undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
TriploechusnovusBee Fly
Pantarbescapito (?)Bee Fly
Pantarbessp.Undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
AnthraxirroratusBee Fly
AnthraxdaphneBee Fly
AnthraxvaricolorBee Fly
Anthraxsp.Bee Fly
AphoebantusdesertusBee Fly
Hemipenthesspp.At least two undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
Lepidanthraxsp.Undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
ParavillacineraBee Fly
Paravillasp.Undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
PoecilanthraxcalifornicusBee Fly
PoecilanthraxeremicusBee Fly
PoecilanthraxwillistoniiBee Fly
PoecilanthraxfuliginosusBee Fly
Poecilanthraxspp.At least three undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
ThyridanthraxnugatorBee Fly
Thyridanthraxspp.At least three undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
VillalateralisBee Fly
Villaspp.At least two undetermined species of Bee Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
DolichopodidaeLiancalusquerulusLong-legged Fly
Hydrophorussp.Undetermined species of Long-legged Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
SyrphidaeToxomerusmarginatusFlower Fly
ScaevapyrastriLarge Syrphid
EupeodesvolucrisBird Syrphid
EupeodesamericanusAmerican Syrphid
PalpadamexicanaFlower Fly
Palpadasp.Undetermined species of Flower Fly (also possibly in genus Erisyalis) (Monroe & Monroe)
CopestylummexicanaMexican Cactus Fly
CopestylumapiciferumFlower Fly
CopestylumavidumFlower Fly
CopestylumsaturFlower Fly
CopestylummarginatumFlower Fly
Copestylumspp.At least two undetermined species of Flower Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
ConopidaePhysocephalatexanaThick-headed Fly
MicropezidaeMicropezaruficepsStilt-legged Fly
TephritidaeEuarestabellulaFruit Fly
TrupaneanigricornisFruit Fly
NeotephritisfinalisFruit Fly
LauxaniidaeMinettiaflaveolaLauxaniid Fly
ScathophagidaeScathophagastercorariaGolden-haired Dung Fly
CalliphoridaeCochliomyiamacellariaSecondary Screwworm
At least two undetermined species of Blow Flies in Family Calliphoridae (Monroe & Monroe)
SarcophagidaeUndetermined species of Flesh Fly in Family Sarcophagidae (Monroe & Monroe)
TachinidaeMicrochaetinavalidaTachinid Fly
ChetogenatachinomoidesTachinid Fly
Gymnosomasp.Undetermined species of Tachinid Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
Catharosiasp.Undetermined species of Tachinid Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
Phasiaaldrichi (?)Tachinid Fly
Cylindromyiasp.Undetermined species of Tachinid Fly (Monroe & Monroe)
Peleteriaspp.At least three undetermined species of Tachinid Flies (Monroe & Monroe)
OestridaeCephenemyiaapicataDeer Bot Fly
CuterebraausteniRodent Bot Fly
Cuterebrasp.Undetermined species (tenebrosa or tenebriformis) of Bot Fly (Monroe & Monroe)