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Tribe Toxomerini

Toxomerus ? - Toxomerus geminatus - male One for PA - Toxomerus politus - male Some kind of hoverfly, I think - Toxomerus marginatus - male Looks like a Hoverfly - Toxomerus marginatus unknown Syrphid fly - Toxomerus politus small syrphus? - Toxomerus geminatus Syrphid fly - Toxomerus marginatus syrphid fly - Toxomerus politus
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 Toxomerini
Identification
Larvae and puparia are bright green.
Food
Larvae of most species feed on aphids; although there may be a few that have switched to pollen feeding.
Adults feed on nectar and also pollen.
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