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Tribe Bacchini

Unidentified fly - Platycheirus Syrphid H, Melanostoma mellinum? - Melanostoma mellinum Syrphid H, Melanostoma mellinum? - Melanostoma mellinum - female Fly - Platycheirus Fly on Rabbitbrush - Platycheirus Hoverfly - Platycheirus Syrphid Fly - Platycheirus - female Chalcosyrphus nemorum? - Platycheirus
Classification
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 Bacchini
Numbers
6 genera in our area, 11 genera total
Identification
Smallish hoverflies, with variable amounts of yellow marking. Wings often held over the abdomen when resting
Food
Larvae predatory, often on aphids
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