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Species Palpada vinetorum

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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 Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Palpada
Species vinetorum (Palpada vinetorum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Palpada vinetorum (Fabricius, 1798). Synonyms:
Eristalis vinetorum
Size
11-14 mm
Identification
A robust syrphid, (typical of genus Palpada), yellowish-brown with gray bands on thorax. Legs reddish or yellowish, femora darker. Hind tibiae thick, arc-shaped. Wings slightly darkened.
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Range
Widespread in eastern/central United States: Wisconsin, Kansas, Texas, east to Florida, Pennsylvania, and through neotropics to Argentina (guide images) (1).
Season
North Carolina: March, June-November (2); Oklahoma: July-October (3)
Food
Found at flowers
Print References
Brimley, p. 352, as Eristalis vinetorum (2)
Internet References
Syrphidae of Oklahoma (3) (Eristalis vinetorum--direct link)
Syrphidae of Ontario (1) detail plate
Works Cited
1.Syrphidae of Ontario
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.
3. SYRPHIDAE OF OKLAHOMA (DIPTERA)