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Species Orthonevra nitida

Syrphid Fly - Orthonevra nitida Crazy Eyed Fly - Orthonevra nitida - male Orthonevra? nitida?? - Orthonevra nitida - male - female Jeepers, Creepers, Where'd You Get Those Peepers? - Orthonevra nitida - male - female Orthonevra nitida - female Orthonevra - Orthonevra nitida - female Fly - Orthonevra nitida Fly with interesting eyes - Orthonevra nitida
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 Brachyopini
Subtribe Brachyopina
Genus Orthonevra
No Taxon (bellula species group)
Species nitida (Orthonevra nitida)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orthonevra nitida (Wiedemann, 1830)
Explanation of Names
Nitida means shining.
The eye markings are unique in the East.
East of Great Plains