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Flower Flies (Syrphidae) - Syrphidae.lifedesks.org


Skevington J.H. (2014) Nearctic Syrphidae checklist


The world of Syrphidae


Syrphidae of Ontario


SYRPHIDAE OF OKLAHOMA (DIPTERA)


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Non-apoid flower-visiting fauna of Everglades National Park, Florida.


Revision of the Neotropical Syrphini related to Syrphus (Diptera, Syrphidae).


Biology of Microdon fuscipennis (Diptera: Syrphidae) with interpretations of the reproductive strategies of Microdon species...


Fabulous flower flies for famous fly fanatics (Diptera: Syrphidae). A tribute to the dipterists of the CNC


Colour guide to hoverfly larvae (Diptera, Syrphidae) in Britain and Europe


Revision of Platycheirus Lepeletier and Serville (Diptera: Syrphidae) in the Nearctic north of Mexico.


A revision of the genera of the Syrphini (Diptera: Syrphidae)


Taxonomic revision of aphid-killing flies of the genus Sphaerophoria in the Western Hemisphere (Syrphidae)


Eristalis (Diptera: Syrphidae) from America North of Mexico


Carmine cochineal killers: the flower fly genus Eosalpingogaster Hull (Diptera: Syrphidae) revised


Contribution to a monograph of the American Syrphidae from north of Mexico


The Syrphidae of Ohio


Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus Enderlein (Diptera: Syrphidae)


Synopsis of the North American species of Spilomyia (Syrphidae, Diptera)


Spilomyia flower flies of the New World (Diptera: Syrphidae)


Phylogeny of Palaearctic Syrphidae (Diptera): evidence from larval stages


The genus Milesia Latreille (Diptera Syrphidae)


Notes on collecting syrphid flies (Diptera: Syrphidae)


Eumerus narcissi Smith (Diptera, Syrphidae), presence in Europe confirmed, with a redescription of the species


Key to the genera of nearctic Syrphidae


Review of New World Sericomyia (Diptera: Syrphidae), including description of a new species


Generic revision and species classification of the Microdontinae (Diptera, Syrphidae)


Revision of the Eristalis flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of the Americas south of the United States


Classification of Xylotini (Diptera, Syrphidae)


The genus Rhopalosyrphus (Diptera: Syrphidae)


Cocoon mimicry and predation by myrmecophilous Diptera (Diptera: Syrphidae)


Revisionary notes on nearctic Microdon flies (Diptera: Syrphidae)


A generic conspectus of the Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) with the description of two new genera from Africa and China


The genus Pleskeola Stackelberg (Diptera: Syrphidae), a junior synonym of Parhelophilus Girschner


Syrphidae of Oklahoma (Diptera)


Austalis, a new genus of flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with revisionary notes on related genera


A revision of the nearctic species of Platycheirus Lepeletier and Serville (Diptera: Syrphidae) [MSc thesis]


Phylogeny of Syrphidae (Diptera) inferred from combined analysis of molecular and morphological characters


Zur Gattung Pseudodoros Becker, 1903 (Diptera, Syrphidae)


Two related species of Paragus (Diptera: Syrphidae), one from the Nearctic and one from the Palaearctic


Revision of the New World species of Paragus Latreille (Diptera: Syrphidae)


Flower Flies (Syrphidae) and other biological control agents for aphids in vegetable crops


The flower flies of the subfamily Syrphinae of Canada, Alaska, and Greenland, Diptera: Syrphidae


Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2


Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 1


Photo Field Guide to Some Caterpillars of Southern Ontario


Matching comments ranked in order of relevance:

Jim Hogue still thinks


Family Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Not so -


I agree with Alice -


These look like Syrphidae egg


Hi Ron, Species level in


Ocyptamus?


Toxomerus?


Yes, as already commented on the other page :)


Paragus haemorrhous ...... Syrphidae


maybe even Syrphidae?


Not so sure about Syrphidae..


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae, probably Microdon sp.


moved


Syrphidae.... Melanostoma mel


Perhaps a bee fly, family Bom


Syrphidae. I will let people


Syrphidae


Change in title/scope


Syrphidae: Syrphinae


Copestylum (Syrphidae)?


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae..... Volucella bomb


Not Syrphidae


Syrphidae.... Eristalis dimidiata


Syrphidae....... Temnostoma


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Family Syrphidae


Fly not a bee. Syrphidae (I t


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Mystery Solved...at least to genus


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Yes, a syrphid fly (Syrphidae


I don't think this is Platych


How to check for Syrphidae


Syrphidae, genus Toxomerus, I


Syrphidae, I think genus Mile


Syrphidae


Syrphidae?


Syrphidae


Syrphidae?


Probably


Yellow halters and black coxae


Probably Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae ?


Syrphidae, prob Eupeodes sp.


Syrphidae


Syrphidae?


Syrphidae: Syrphini


Syrphidae, poss one of the Co


Syrphidae?


Syrphidae


Probably Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


First, we are Windows users, using it on our home computer


Male Family Syrphidae - Syrph


Family Syrphidae - Syrph


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae?


One way of using it


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae?


It is a Syrphidae larvae for


Having spent a lot of time researching insect eggs...


Nice "Reticulate" Patterned Larva


Thanks for the info Ron!


Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies


Syrphidae?


Syrphidae


Looks like Syrphidae: Eristal


Syrphidae


A Syrphus (family Syrphidae),


Looks like one or t'other--moved to tribe


Just went through 25 pages of images on


Syrphidae


Syrphidae.


Fly. Family Syrphidae


Family Syrphidae


Family Syrphidae


No, Syrphidae (Hover Fly)


That Syrphidae of Ontario sit


Is this what you mean?


Syrphidae: Teuchocnemis... th


Syrphidae: Helophilus spp.


Syrphidae: Sphiximorpha... I


Syrphidae: Helophilus spp...


Syrphidae?


Family Syrphidae, genus Erist


It is a hover fly, (Syrphidae


Syrphidae.


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae.


Congratulations. New for the Nearctic!!


syrphidae


Key from Syrphidae Oklahoma


A differing opinion


Subfamily Syrphinae


Syrphidae


Toxomerus


Syrphidae: Spilomyia longicornis


Flower fly


syrphidae


This looks like a fly larva


I don`t know why this has app


syrphidae


The vertical part you are tal


yes syrphidae


In this species and most othe


Syrphidae


Syrphidae photo


Syrphid


syrphidae


syrphidae


Not in Calliphoridae (Family = Syrphidae)


Relative


Toxomerus (Syrphidae)


Wow!


Syrphidae


Ken nailed it


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Yep!


Perhaps this one -


Great pictures. Keep them com


You have the family right


Syrphidae


Syrphidae





Syrphidae


I also think that it is a Syr


Ahhhh yes


Thank you


Hover Fly?


thanks for the lead


Makes us think rather of Syrphidae


Syrphidae. Brachypalpus oarus


Diptera- Syrphidae? - Brachypalpus oarus


Diptera- Syrphidae?


Moved


Syrphidae looks right to me.


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Still a larva


The marking on tergite 3 and


"Syrphidae" is as far as I'm willing to go...


Kelsey-thank you for this upd


Are any of the Volucella in t


Thanks Ken, and...


Yep. Definitely a Syrphidae.


Orthonevra sp.


Thank you Kelsey & Ken


North Texas Fly - Need ID – Toxomerus


Syrphidae


Is this "S. johnsoni" ?


Female!


THANKS!


Confusing


Syrphidae


Syrphidae.... Eristalis dimidiata


I was looking...


Syrphidae, not a bee fly


Syrphidae, not a bee fly.


That's right.


I collected and identified in


Hover fly


Well...


Brachypalpus femorata


Syrphidae?


Smaller one might be Syrphida


I am in agreement with Dr. Ha


Sorry. This might help.ht


Part of Laphriinae


Now what?


Syrphus opinator seems best among currently recognized taxa


I am 100% certain you can`t s


Jeff sent specimens back


Eyes


Looks like something in the O


All of those characteristics could be important.


Paragus (Pandasyophthalmus) h


Thanks!


This appears to have been inc


Other Bug


Martin- thank you for having


Eristalini


Syrphid Fly


Nice work! For some reason G


Fly at a marsh


Syrphid Fly


Not Muscidae


It's a hoverfly (family Syrph


Syrphidae larva eat Aphids


Syrphidae larva


Re Books


Moved


Was it alive?


green eyed Syrphidae


Apparently common


Either Merodon equestris or M


Something in Eristalis (Eoser


Fly


Yes, Toxomerus marginatus (Sy


Not a bee


Eristalis arbustorum?


Xanthomelanodes arcuatus, i suppose


Eumerus


Something in Bombyllidae (rat


Moved


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


He moved it closer to an ID.


Wasp mimic


Not deleted...


Yep


Syrphidae, yes -


Definitely


Eristalis


Possibly Blera armillata?


Looks almost like something i


Syrphidae


Either Chalcosyrphus (Xylotom


Beneficial


Not a robber fly,


maybe not a Robber


Thanks, John


Keying it out using Curran's


Eulophid (female)…


Moved


Yes - a fly, specifically a h


Correct - this is a hoverfly


Looks closest to Pocota bombo


Looks to be a syrphid fly (Sy


Not Allograpta, though it is


Syrphidae [Helophilus?]


Looks like Toxomerus germinat


Eristalis, within the Syrphid


Syrphidae, rather


fly


Looks like Platycheirus (Syrp


Curran 1939 separates Temnost


Not alternans - that species


probably Bombyllidae


I love your description! Thi


Yes - Eristalis arbustorum


Syrphinae


Yes - the bristles on the tho


Two temperate species


Hmm. If the antennae were mo


Yes, the following paper sugg


Kelsey J.R.P. Byers- thank yo


Pelecinobaccha costata? See


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


... I'm an idiot, already had


Blame =v= :^) I'd ID'd (wow,


The source I need to look at


Moved


I'm happy to make this change


Nice fly! Definitely Microdo


Moved


There are a few here on BugGu


Syrphinae


No problem! Thanks for putti


Sorry for the confusion! I t


Syrphinae


Looks like a member of the Sy


That does let me confirm that


Used to live there


The list on that page is *so*


Keep us posted! I've been go


Hmm... elongate body and dark


Turns out we have multiples:


Syrphidae


Stuck home from work/grad sch


Syrphidae


Syrphidae , I think


My Thanks


Awesome! In case it's help


Yep.


Looks like something in Syrph


Maybe...


Eyes


Moved


Looking at the paper BugGuide


hmmm...


This looks more like a flower


Eristalis arbustorum


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Hover Fly


Syrphidae -


Microdon abditus Thompson


Believe it or not


Syrphids?


It looks like some sort of sy


Changed my mind


Fly


Bonjour Richard! This must be


Syrphidae


John


Moved


I'm embarrased to admit


I think


I'm going to say that's a Syr


Looks rather to be a fly


Syrphidae


Thanks!


Bee Mimic Flower Fly


Syrphid fly


Thanks Ken


Maybe


Hover fly larva (Syrphidae)


Lynn- I am no expert;however,


Milkweed


Family Syrphidae


Yes!


Have larvae


Maggot


Predator?


please crop down to the bug...


[cite:680318]


Hunch


Yes, Syrphidae of some kind


You may regret that! :)


Family Syrphidae


Eupeodes americanus


Syrphid


Syrphidae


Helophilus sp.


Syrphidae


paraginium


Fly


Syrphid Fly


Helophilus


Fly


fly


Makes us think of Syrphidae


This isn't a tipulid.


That is an easy one... the ma


Black marks


Have you checked this one?


Syrphidae


no bee flies here, only Syrphidae


Identification


Male


Hover fly (Syrphidae)


Flower Fly


Different species


hover fly


Syrphidae


Moved


Toxomerus occidentalis,


Syrphidae


This is


Syrphidae


Flower fly -


This is a


This is


Sweet!


Consider


Diptera ID's


Spotted Fly


Try Syrphidae


Actually a fly, probably in S


Brachyopini?


"Flower Fly"


It is difficult to say, but L


Fly, actually.


Syrphidae, Pseudodoros clavatus


Puparium


Moving


Two things


It's a Syrphid fly


"Flower Fly"


Aspiceratinae?


Chalarus?


Thanks for the confirmation & move


Moved


Moved


"Soldier Fly"


Don't know yet


Syrphid Flies (Syrphidae)


lured....


Syrphidae


Abdomen


Syrphidae


Looks like


Moved


Not Asilidae or Laphria, rath


Larva/pupa?


Looks more like


Nice!


Milesia virginiensis


looks like a Syrphid Fly


Do some penance : )


Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Fly


looks like a Syrphid Fly, Family Syrphidae


Camo worked


Moving images to the guide


Syrphidae


???


Syrphidae


Diptera


Yep,


Syrphidae Family, Hover or Flower Fly


Syrphidae Family,Hover or Flower Fly


Thanks Ron


Flower fly.


A fly, actually.


Yes, a fly!


sorry


Good idea


Syrphidae fly


Bee or Flower Fly?


No idea


Diptera


this and the next few photos all show various Syrphidae


how about Conopidae?


Moved


Its a fly.


Tail pipes


Syrphids, but you can do better than that.


It's ok to move it


The other shoe drops...


Its not uncommon


Eristalis tenax (Syrphidae)


Syrphidae, yes


Thanks


Large Hover Fly (Syrphidae)


Syrphid?


Fly.


Posting?


Pseudodoros clavatus


Yes, but it depends on the group...


Update


Diplazon laetatorius


Diplazon laetatorius


Diplazon laetatorius


Diplazon laetatorius


Moved


Syrphidae


Moved


Check Eristalini


I think this is Nausigaster unimaculata -


feeding


THis is


ID


Good detective work, Terri.


Moved


Syrphid fly larva


hover fly


Syrphidae, genus Blera


Check the guide


Lejops (Anasymia) lineata! (Syrphidae)


Chalcosyrphus nemorum male


Syrphidae


Copestylum sp. (Syrphidae)


Eristalis transversa (Syrphidae)


Hover fly!


It is a fly, a hover fly in t


Syrphid


Good article


Most helpful summary -- thanks!


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


never heard of Taphidae, but this is a hoverfly (Syrphidae)


OK, I'm going out on a limb...


Flower Fly


syrphidae


Syrphid Fly


Syrphidae, Xylotini


Fly


fly


Flower Fly


Syrphidae


Bulb Fly (Merodon sp.) - Syrphidae


The lengthwise stripes on the


Not making bubbles:-)


Syrphidae


Not asilid, but a syrphid.


Syrphidae


move to Syrphidae, looks like a Copestylum I know


Hoverfly female


Yes.


I'd suggest Microdon sp. (Syrphidae)


Ah yes


Yes, Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Thanks, Ken


Nice images, Ron -


Helophilus fasciatus (female)


Eristalinus taeniops


Here is some info given to me


Looks like


This is a Hover fly in the fa


Syrphidae


Fly


Helophilus fasciatus??


Moving -


Ron- Thanks! Moved to Syrphid


absolutely Cecidomyiidae


Syrphidae


Syrphidae.


diff. family -- Syrphidae


We would suggest rather


Yeah, the color


Tropidia


Not wasp:-)


Thank you Andy


ID


Poor Rooster!


Dragonflies and flies


Syrphidae


ID


ID


Which angle?


Not a bee fly


Syrphidae?


Syrphidae


Again, same answer -


ID


ID


Drone fly.


Not robber fly.


ID


ID


ID


Syrphidae


ID


Syrphidae?


Meromacrus acutus (Syrphidae, Eristalini) -female


Yep


Hover Fly (Syrphidae)


Not so sure


Syrphidae.


Cheilosia sp. (Syrphidae) - male


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


Sphecomyia vittata (Syrphidae)


Looks to be one of the


Nice!! Syrphidae Criorhina sp.


Hmmmm


Image search


ID


Flower flies


the spider is a crab


Hover Fly (Syrphidae, Syrphinae) - female


Syrphidae.


Eristalis transversa - female (Syrphidae)


Sericomyia sp. - female (Syrphidae)


Check out dimidiata


Syrphus sp. (Syrphidae)


Sericomyia sp. - male (Syrphidae)


splitting proposal


Fly:-)


None of the above:-)


Key for this genus


i agree


Fly


Colorful fly


This is a yellowjacket fly


Syrphidae?


syrphidae


OK


Hi Tom,


Flower Fly


2 tips in this photo..


Syrphidae


bee fly


yes, fly


Lejops


Syrphidae


What do you think about


yeah


Syrphidae.


Syrphidae: Copestylum.


syrphidae


Ferdinandea sp.


How about


Not Bee Fly.


How about


It is a very distinct species


Yes


images still disappearing


Syrphidae


Syrphidae.


Wasp


Looks a lot like


We need a speedier process.


Syrphidae


Thank-you Martin


Pipunculidae


Nice


Eristalis sp. (Syrphidae)


Syritta pipiens (Syrphidae)


Opps! - Thanks


Eristalis arbustorum?


Syrphid?


Thanks - Moving


yes


Criorhina sp.


Eristalis sp. (Syrphidae)


Thompson, F.C. 1981


Syrphidae: Microdon sp,?


Syrphidae


Eristalini (Syrphidae)


Syrphidae


Syrphidae


While I'm no expert,


Males and females


Syrphidae fly


OK for me too


Drone fly.


Rat-tailed maggots?


Syrphid?


Other taxa as well.


Eyes of male and female


Syrphid fly, genus Copestylum


Syrphid fly


Hoverfly, Palpada sp..


flower fly


Female Hoverfly


Syrphidae


Ocyptamus costatus


Fly larva.


Syrphidae


Syrphidae?


The eyes


Syrphidae.


Syrphidae.


Syrphidae


Temnostoma species


Didea?


That makes sense


Syrphidae, genus Anasimyia


female


Chalcosyrphus? (Syrphidae)


Yes, Syrphidae


Larvae of Syrphid fly


Possible female Platycheirus stegnus


O. costatus?


Indeed, a female Platycheirus sp.


S. sayi


sayi


Blera guide


Syrphidae


Syrphidae, tribes added


Subfamilies


The way I see BugGuide


Paragus female


Syrphidae: Pseudodoros clavatus female


Ocyptamus


Eristalis species


Yes, I think so


Toxomerus geminatus...


Classification


Milesia, thanks, I will investigate!


Male


All of the above!


No, it truely is Eumerus (Syrphidae)


My rule, too (move to lowest level of uncertainty)


Orthonevra


Syrphidae


Syrphid fly


"ID request" request


Syrphid larva


Syrphid flies


Tachinid fly?


Anthomyiidae


Looks like a flower fly


Narcissus bulb fly?


Favour Soldier Fly


Maybe Bee Fly, Bombyliidae, perhaps genus Geron?


Milesia species


Flower fly


Looks like Milesia, possibilities


Syrphid fly


Flower fly


HoverFly


Narcissus bulb fly


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