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Species Eristalis arbustorum

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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 Eristalinae
Tribe Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Eristalis
No Taxon (Subgenus Eoseristalis)
Species arbustorum (Eristalis arbustorum)
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Linnaeus, 1758.
10-11 mm
Totally white face, other Eristalis have a black bare stripe from antennae to mouth!
White borders of the dorsal plates of the abdomen (tergites).
Holarctic: Europe and North America
Late April to mid October
Introduced from Europe