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Species Palpada vinetorum

Palpada vinetorum - male Unknown Fly (bee mimic) - Palpada vinetorum Family Syphidae - Palpada vinetorum - male Palpada vinetorum? - Palpada vinetorum Bee fly? - Palpada vinetorum large hover fly - Palpada vinetorum Syrphid fly, maybe Palpada agrorum?  - Palpada vinetorum Palpada vinetorum on Eastern Baccharis (Baccharis halimifolia) - Palpada vinetorum
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
Eristalis vinetorum
Explanation of Names
Palpada vinetorum (Fabricius 1798)
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
e. US (PA-FL to WI-TX) to Argentina(1)
Season
Mar, Jun-Nov in NC(2); Jul-Oct in OK(3)