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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Callicera erratica

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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 Callicerini
Genus Callicera
Species erratica (Callicera erratica)
Explanation of Names
Callicera erratica (Walker 1849)
Identification
pile color variable; extreme color forms used to be treated as distinct taxa (auripila, johnsoni)(1)
Range
e. NA (QC-ON to *SC-AL-TX)(1)(*BG data); NV record in(1) prob. in error
Season
flying 26.ii (AL) to 19.vi (ON), most records in Apr(1)
Works Cited
1.The North American Species of Callicera Panzer (Diptera: Syrphidae)
F. Christian Thompson. 1980. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 82(2): 195-211.