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Species Orthonevra flukei

Syrphid with intricate eye pattern - Orthonevra flukei - male Syrphid with intricate eye pattern - Orthonevra flukei - male Eyes are sort of like calligraphy - Orthonevra flukei - male
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 flukei (Orthonevra flukei)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysogaster (Orthonevra) flukei Sedman 1964
Explanation of Names
Orthonevra flukei (Sedman 1964)
Named after entomologist Charles Lewis Fluke
Identification
Distinguished from other Southwestern members of the species group by the combination of face with scales (not bare or with long hairs); eye with two eye stripes, usually with sharp angles above midline (vs. three stripes or with gentle curves above midline); second and third segments of antenna similar in length (vs. second about half as long as third).
Range
CA-NV south to tropical Mexico(1)