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Genus Criorhina

Sphecomyia fusca - Criorhina fusca Bee mimic Fly - Criorhina bubulcus Mating beelike flies - Criorhina verbosa - male - female Hover fly - Criorhina aurea Bumble Bee-Mimic Syrphid? - Criorhina nigriventris - male Criorhina? - Criorhina bubulcus - male Syrphid Fly .. Mallota? - Criorhina nigripes Criorhina nigripes? - Criorhina nigripes
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 Criorhinina
Genus Criorhina
Explanation of Names
Criorhina Meigen 1822
Numbers
16 spp. in our area(1), ~50 worldwide(2)
Identification
Range
Holarctic & Oriental(2) & Neotropical [Mexico & Central America]
Season
Spring. Rarely seen past June.
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. Can. J. Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.
2.Thompson F.C., Pape T., Evenhuis N.L. (2013) Systema Dipterorum, Version 1.5
3.Contribution to a monograph of the American Syrphidae from north of Mexico
Curran C.H. 1925. Kans. U. Sci. Bull. 15: 7-216.