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Family: Vermileonidae

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Panorpida > Antliophora > Diptera (flies) > Brachycera > Tabanomorpha

Leptynoma sericea (Vermilionidae) on Lapeirousia corymbosa

Leptynoma sericea (Vermilionidae) on Lapeirousia corymbosa flower.[photo Hamish Robertson ]

Leptynoma sericea (Vermilionidae) Vermilionidae larva

Leptynoma sericea (Vermilionidae) on Lapeirousia corymbosa flower.[photo Hamish Robertson ]

Vermilionidae larva, excavated from cone-shaped pit, which looks similar to the pit made by an antlion larva.[photo Hamish Robertson ]