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Species Orthonevra nitida

Orthonevra - Orthonevra nitida - male Squiggle Eyes at Gathering_2008 - Orthonevra nitida - female Orthonevra nitida - male Orthonevra - Orthonevra nitida syrphid - Orthonevra nitida - male Orthonevra nitida - male - female Syrphid Fly - Orthonevra nitida - male small fly with distinctive eyes - Orthonevra nitida
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 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.
Identification
The eye markings are unique in the East.
Range
East of Great Plains