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Subgenus Eoseristalis

Hover fly to ID if poss. - Eristalis - female Eristalis tenax, or latifrons? - Eristalis hirta Is this Eristalis arbustorum?  - Eristalis stipator Palpada or Eristalis in the Syrphidae - Eristalis stipator Syrphid on frost aster 5 - Eristalis stipator - female fly - Eristalis dimidiata - female Drone fly - Eristalis dimidiata - male Parasyrphus sp. - Eristalis transversa
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Eristalis (Drone Flies)
No Taxon Subgenus Eoseristalis
Explanation of Names
Eoseristalis Kanervo 1938
Numbers
by far the largest of the two subgenera, with 19 spp. in our area(1) and ~100 total(2)
Range
Holarctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Key to the genera of nearctic Syrphidae
Miranda G.F.G, Young A.D., Locke M.M., Marshall S.A., Skevington J.H., Thompson F.C. 2013. CJAI 23: 1‒351.
2.Austalis, a new genus of flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with revisionary notes on related genera
Thompson F.C. 2003. Zootaxa 246: 1-19.