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Species Temnostoma balyras

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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 Milesiini
Subtribe Temnostomina
Genus Temnostoma
Species balyras (Temnostoma balyras)
Explanation of Names
Temnostoma balyras (Walker 1849)
9-12 mm(1)
e. NA (NB-MB to GA-MS)(2)
May-Jul in ON(1); Apr-Jun in NC(3)