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Species Volucella bombylans-complex

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Volucellini
Genus Volucella
Species bombylans-complex (Volucella bombylans-complex)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
under revision
Numbers
represented in our area by 3 spp., but the European V. bombylans does not occur in the New World(1)
Print References
Cheng A. (2011) Revision of the New World members of the Volucella bombylans (Diptera, Syrphidae) complex. Honours thesis, Carleton University, Canada.
Works Cited
1.Key to the genera of nearctic Syrphidae
Miranda G.F.G, Young A.D., Locke M.M., Marshall S.A., Skevington J.H., Thompson F.C. 2013. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.