hoverfly

(Syrphus torvus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

hoverfly (Syrphus torvus)

NatureServe

not listed

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common

Flight/Season

 

Habitat

 

Size

 

         
          Photo by Bill Reynolds

Identification

This is a large hoverfly.

 
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Species

 


Larval Hosts

Aphids

 
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Life Cycle

 

 
Behavior

 


Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 24.


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Taxonomy

Order:

Diptera (gnats, mosquitoes, true flies)

 

Suborder:

Brachycera (circular-seamed flies, mouches muscoïdes, muscoid flies, short-horned flies)

 

Infraorder:

Muscomorpha

 

Section:

Aschiza

 

Superfamily:

Syrphoidea

 

Family:

Syrphidae (hover flies)

 

Subfamily:

Syrphinae

 

Tribe:

Syrphini

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

hoverfly

hairy-eyed syrphus


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Hoverfly Syrphus torvus / Ziedmuša / Diptera
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About

Published on Aug 1, 2012

No description available.

 
     
  Pestřenky Syrphus torvus a Sphaerophodia scripta
Karel Filip
 
   
 
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Published on Sep 30, 2012

Dva druhy méně obvyklých pestřenek se dělí o jeden květ.

 
     

 

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8/30/2003

 

 

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