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Tribe Volucellini

Copestylum mexicanum - female Large syrphid - Copestylum - male bee? - Copestylum Unknown Fly - Copestylum fly - Copestylum marginatum Copestylum sp. - Copestylum - female Syrphid on Giant Coreopsis - Copestylum marginatum - female Imitating Mr. Bumble - Volucella bombylans-complex - 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 Eristalinae
Tribe Volucellini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
There seems to be some taxonomic confusion between the closely-related genera Volucella and Copestylum.
Remarks
Larvae are scavengers in bumble-bee or wasp nests
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