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Tribe Volucellini

dead fly - Copestylum Copestylum apiciferum - female Bee - Copestylum fornax Syrphid - Copestylum satur - male Fly from forest/swamp - Copestylum versicularium - male Fly - Copestylum apiciferum Arizona Syrphid 2 - Copestylum apiciferum Microdon? - Copestylum marginatum
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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