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Genus Dioprosopa

Pupal stage of syrphid - Dioprosopa clavata Syrphid Fly - Dioprosopa clavata Pseudodoros clavatus - Dioprosopa clavata Unknown 'Bug' - Dioprosopa clavata Unknown fly - Dioprosopa clavata fly - Dioprosopa clavata Syrphid? - Dioprosopa clavata Syrphid fly  - Dioprosopa clavata - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Syrphini
Genus Dioprosopa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
this genus contains New World spp. formerly treated in Pseudodoros Becker 1903 (a monotypic Afrotropical genus, as currently defined)(1)
Explanation of Names
Dioprosopa Hull 1949
a single species in our area, 2 spp. total(1)
1 sp. from so. US to Chile & Argentina + one in Andes (Ecuador-Chile)(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Zur Gattung Pseudodoros Becker, 1903 (Diptera, Syrphidae)
Kassebeer C.F. 2000. Dipteron 3(1): 73-92.
2.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.