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Species Volucella bombylans-complex

Large Hoverfly - Volucella bombylans-complex - female Syrphid Flies Volucella bombylans-complex - Volucella bombylans-complex Bumble bee mimic - Volucella bombylans-complex Bumble bee mimic - Volucella bombylans-complex Syrphidae or other?  - Volucella bombylans-complex Laphria thoracica ? - Volucella bombylans-complex Bombus - Volucella bombylans-complex - male Mallota sp? - Volucella bombylans-complex
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 Volucellini
Genus Volucella
Species bombylans-complex (Volucella bombylans-complex)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
under revision
Numbers
represented in our area by 3 spp., but the European V. bombylans does not occur in the New World(1)
Print References
Cheng A. (2011) Revision of the New World members of the Volucella bombylans (Diptera, Syrphidae) complex. Honours thesis, Carleton University, Canada.
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.