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Tribe Volucellini

Copestylum apiciferum  - Copestylum apiciferum - female Mexican Cactus Fly on Manzanita - Copestylum mexicanum - male Fly 2  on Brittle Bush - Copestylum Unknown fly - Copestylum marginatum Syrphid fly - Copestylum isabellina - male fly - Copestylum vittatum Syrphid Fly - Copestylum - male Unknown Drown Fly - Copestylum haagii
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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