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Species Temnostoma venustum

Temnostoma venustum - male
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 Milesiini
Subtribe Temnostomina
Genus Temnostoma
Species venustum (Temnostoma venustum)
Explanation of Names
Temnostoma venustum Williston 1887
Identification
Band on transverse suture broken into two spots. Scutellum black setose. Tergite 4 with single medial black band.
Range
QC-WI to NC
Habitat
Woodlands; larvae in decaying wood