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Tribe Volucellini

Fly - Copestylum mexicanum Flower fly - Copestylum mexicanum - male Big blue fly - Copestylum mexicanum Is this a honey bee? - Copestylum haagii Copestylum sp.? - Copestylum Syrphid Flies Volucella bombylans-complex - Volucella bombylans-complex Mexican Cactus Fly - Copestylum mexicanum Syrphid Fly - Copestylum
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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