hoverfly

(Xylota spp.)

               
     

hoverfly (Xylota sp.)

 

   
   
   
   
   
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          Photo by Alfredo Colon

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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

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Eremoneura

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Cyclorrhapha (circular-seamed flies)

 

Section:

Aschiza

 

Superfamily:

Syrphoidea

 

Family:

Syrphidae (hover flies)

 

Subfamily:

Eristalinae

 

Tribe:

Milesiini

 

Subtribe:

Xylotina

 
Subordinate Taxa

hoverfly (Xylota angustiventris)

hoverfly (Xylota ejuncida)

hoverfly (Xylota nemorum)

hoverfly (Xylota pigra)

hoverfly (Xylota satanica)

hoverfly (Xylota tuberculatus)

hoverfly (Xylota vecors)

 
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Alfredo Colon
7/23/2018

Location: WWoodbury, Minnesota

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