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Genus Brachypalpus

Brachypalpus? - Brachypalpus cyanella Might this be a Bee-like Robber Fly? - Brachypalpus alopex Syrphid with Golden Thorax - Brachypalpus alopex - male Fly - Brachypalpus oarus Unknown Fly. - Brachypalpus alopex large hover fly? - Brachypalpus alopex Fly 2 - Brachypalpus oarus Brachypalpus oarus - male
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
6 spp. in 2 subgenera our area (all spp. but B. oarus are in the subg. Crioprora)(1)
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.