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Species Toxomerus politus

Syrphid fly ID? - Toxomerus politus - female Syrphidae - Toxomerus politus - female Syrphid Fly - Toxomerus politus September Syrphid - Toxomerus politus Toxomerus? Pair - Toxomerus politus - male - female Fly sp. ? - Toxomerus politus Syrphid - Toxomerus? - Toxomerus politus Blue-banded Flower Fly - Toxomerus politus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Toxomerini
Genus Toxomerus
Species politus (Toxomerus politus)
Explanation of Names
Toxomerus politus (Say 1823)
Size
7-9 mm
Identification
scutellum mostly yellow; margin of abdomen with alternating black and yellow markings; dorsal surface of abdomen with distinctive pattern
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Range
so. Canada to Argentina; West Indies(2)
Season
Aug-Sep in n. US & ON(3)
Remarks
much less common than T. marginatus or T. geminatus