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Species Microdon tristis

syrphid - Microdon tristis 8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis Syrphid Fly - Microdon tristis Syrphid Fly - Microdon tristis 8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis 8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis Microdon? - Microdon tristis Microdon? - Microdon tristis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Microdontinae
Genus Microdon
No Taxon (subgenus Microdon)
Species tristis (Microdon tristis)
Explanation of Names
Microdon tristis Loew 1864
Range
e. NA (NS-MB to PA-KS) + BC(1)
Habitat
nests of Camponotus pennsylvanicus, C. novaeboracensis(2)
Works Cited
1.Revisionary notes on nearctic Microdon flies (Diptera: Syrphidae)
Thompson F.C. 1981. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 83: 725-758.
2.Biology of Microdon fuscipennis (Diptera: Syrphidae) with interpretations of the reproductive strategies of Microdon species...
Duffield R.M. 1981. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 83: 716-724.