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Tribe Toxomerini

Syrphidae, larva - Toxomerus geminatus Fly - Toxomerus geminatus fly - Toxomerus politus tiny syrphid fly - Toxomerus geminatus Syrphid Fly - Toxomerus marginatus fly - Toxomerus marginatus Syrphid on Spring Island - Toxomerus marginatus Toxomerus? - Toxomerus marginatus
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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