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Species Allograpta obliqua - Common Oblique Syrphid

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Syrphini
Genus Allograpta
Species obliqua (Common Oblique Syrphid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Allograpta obliqua (Say)
Orig. Comb: Scaeva obliqua Say 1823
6-8.5 mm
It has transverse yellow bands on the abdomen, and two oblique yellow marks near the tip. Larvae(1) smooth, green, with a broad white median strip and prominent breathing tubes.
see also
Typically summer to early fall: Jun-Sep in KS, Jul in MN, May-Dec in NC (lower elevations), Jun-Sep in NC mountains, all year in so. FL
Life Cycle
Pupa -- Adult female -- Adult male
See Also

inset (from pg. 24) of Fluke (1942)(2), shows the dorsal abdomenal patterns for A. obliqua and A. exotica.
Print References
Internet References
Fact sheet (Weems 2004-2014)[Cite:185010]
Works Cited
1.Flower Flies (Syrphidae) and other biological control agents for aphids in vegetable crops
R. Bugg et al. 2008. UC ANR Publication 8285.
2.Revision of the Neotropical Syrphini related to Syrphus (Diptera, Syrphidae).
Fluke, C.L. 1942. American Museum Novitates, No. 1201: 1-24.
3.Insects of New England & New York
Tom Murray. 2011. Kollath+Stensass Publishing.