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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
Author of species is Linnaeus, 1758.
Size
10-11 mm
Identification
Totally white face, other Eristalis have a black bare stripe from antennae to mouth!
White borders of the dorsal plates of the abdomen (tergites).
Range
Holarctic: Europe and North America
Season
Late April to mid October
Remarks
Introduced from Europe