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Tribe Syrphini

Fly? - Salpingogaster punctifrons Unknown Fly - Chrysotoxum Eupeodes? - Eupeodes volucris Could this be Scaeva pyrastri  - Scaeva affinis Hoverfly - Eupeodes fumipennis Eupeodes volucris female? - Eupeodes volucris knabi? - Syrphus knabi Syrphus - Syrphus rectus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Syrphini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
taxonomy in flux, limits of genera not settled
old but still valuable revision in(1)
recent changes in genera arrangement in (2)
Numbers
the most speciose syrphid tribe in our fauna, with >140 spp. in ~30 genera in our area(3) and ~40 genera recognized worldwide(1)
Identification
Moderate size hoverflies, typically with wasp-like markings
Range
worldwide
Food
Larvae predatory, often on aphids
Life Cycle
1. larva, early stage. 2. larva late stage. 3. puparium. 4. adult male and puparium. 5. adult female
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genera of the Syrphini (Diptera: Syrphidae)
Vockeroth J.R. 1969. Mem. Ent. Soc. Canada 62: 1-176.
2.New generic concepts for orphaned lineages formerly treated as part of the genus Ocyptamus Macquart, 1834 (Diptera, Syrphidae)
Gonçalves Miranda G.P., Skevington J.H., Marshall S. 2020. Zootaxa 4822(2): 151-174.
3.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.