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Genus Brachypalpus

syrphid pupa? - Brachypalpus oarus Syrphid Fly - Brachypalpus alopex Brachypalpus? - Brachypalpus cyanella Syrphid? - Brachypalpus oarus Might this be a Bee-like Robber Fly? - Brachypalpus alopex Eumerus ?  - Brachypalpus oarus - female Fly - Brachypalpus oarus Unknown syrphid?? - Brachypalpus cyanella
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 Xylotina
Genus Brachypalpus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crioprora is often treated as a separate genus
Explanation of Names
Brachypalpus Macquart 1834
Numbers
6 spp. in 2 subgenera our area (all spp. but B. oarus are in the subg. Crioprora)(1)
Range
the only East coast representative is B. oarus
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.