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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Species Copestylum marginatum

What genus of syrphid fly is this? - Copestylum marginatum - male Large Syrphid for California in February - Copestylum marginatum unknown syrphid - Copestylum marginatum - female copestylum male - Copestylum marginatum - male Copestylum marginatum Copestylum marginatum Syrphid in California in December - Copestylum marginatum - female Copestylum sp.? - Copestylum marginatum
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 Volucellini
Genus Copestylum
No Taxon (marginatum group)
Species marginatum (Copestylum marginatum)
Explanation of Names
Copestylum (Copestylum) marginatum (Say 1829)
w. US (CA-CO-TX) & Mexico(1)