Conops


Conops
Conops
Conops flavipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Conopidae
Subfamily: Conopinae
Tribe: Conopini
Genus: Conops
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
C. flavipes
Linnaeus, 1758
Subgenera
Synonyms

Conops is a genus of fly from the family Conopidae. The larvae of Conops are parasitic on bees, especially bumblebees. Adults feed on nectar.[1]


Species

  • Subgenus Conops Linnaeus, 1761
  • Subgenus Asiconops Chen, 1939

References

  1. ^ Smith, K.G.V. (1969). Diptera: Conopidae. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. 10 pt 3a. Royal Entomological Society of London. pp. 19 pp.