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Tribe Volucellini

Metallic Blue - Copestylum mexicanum - female Beaky Fly - Copestylum - male Copestylum sp. - Copestylum metallic fly trying to show wing hairs - Copestylum barei fly 79 - Copestylum isabellina Copestylum species - Copestylum Fuzzy fly - Copestylum apiciferum - female Unknown Syrphid - 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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