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Species Eristalis hirta

Dronefly ? - Eristalis hirta Eristalini 02 - Eristalis hirta - male ceanothus3 - Eristalis hirta Naturalized Drone Fly  - Eristalis hirta - female Bee Fly - Eristalis hirta Eristalini? #2 - Eristalis hirta Syrphid Fly - Eristalis hirta - female Eristalis hirta? - Eristalis hirta
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 Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Eristalis
No Taxon (Subgenus Eoseristalis)
Species hirta (Eristalis hirta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eristalis hirtus
Explanation of Names
Eristalis hirta Loew 1866
10-13 mm(1)
throughout w. NA(2)
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