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Tribe Volucellini

unk. black fly - Copestylum mexicanum Big B-fly - Copestylum apiciferum - male No clue...ideas? - Copestylum barei Is this a bee or a fly? - Copestylum Copestylum species? - Copestylum Fly from forest/swamp - Copestylum versicularium - male black and white fly - Copestylum Bee-mimic Syrphid - Volucella
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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