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Species Orthonevra nitida

Orthonevra nitida (Wiedemann, 1830) - Orthonevra nitida - female Orthonevra nitida ? - Orthonevra nitida Fly - Orthonevra nitida - male Unidentified Fly  - Orthonevra nitida - male Fly? - Orthonevra nitida small black/silver fly with amazing eye pattern - Orthonevra nitida Small Fly on Mum - Orthonevra nitida - female Small Fly on Mum - Orthonevra nitida - 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