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Species Orthonevra nitida

Crazy Eyes! - Orthonevra nitida - male Orthonevra nitida ? - Orthonevra nitida Orthonevra nitida - female Fly - Orthonevra nitida Syrphid Fly - Orthonevra nitida - female Syrphid Flies - Orthonevra nitida - Orthonevra nitida - male - female Syrhidae? - Orthonevra nitida Small mating flies - Orthonevra nitida - male - female
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)
Explanation of Names
Orthonevra nitida (Wiedemann 1830)
nitida = 'shining'
The eye markings are unique in the East.
East of Great Plains