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Tribe Volucellini

Syrphid fly - Copestylum isabellina Syrphid - Copestylum - female Copestylum on Cactus - Copestylum - female Copestylum mexicana ? - Copestylum mexicanum Copestylum caudatum fly?  - Copestylum tamaulipanum Mexican Cactus Fly - Copestylum mexicanum Syrphiid 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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