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Tribe Volucellini

Fly - Ornidia obesa - female Syrphid Fly - Copestylum Copestylum marginatum - Copestylum - female flower fly - Copestylum vittatum - female Which Copestylum? - Copestylum satur female Copestylum avidum ? - Copestylum avidum - female Fly 10mm, Copestylum marginatum? - Copestylum Syrphid? - Copestylum vittatum - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Volucellini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
There seems to be some taxonomic confusion between the closely-related genera Volucella and Copestylum.
Remarks
Larvae are scavengers in bumble-bee or wasp nests
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