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Species Eristalis arbustorum

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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 Eristalis
No Taxon (Subgenus Eoseristalis)
Species arbustorum (Eristalis arbustorum)
Explanation of Names
Eristalis arbustorum (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
10-11 mm
Identification
Totally white face (other Eristalis have a black bare stripe from antennae to mouth), abdominal terga with white borders
Range
Holarctic: Europe and North America
Season
Late April to mid October
Remarks
Introduced from Europe
Internet References
Species page (Lindsey 2003-2007)