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Tribe Volucellini

Syrphid Fly - Copestylum Flower fly - Copestylum mexicanum - male Fly - Ornidia obesa - female Down & Dirty - Copestylum marginatum - female syrphid fly ? - Copestylum avidum Bee fly?  Villa? - Copestylum satur Copestylum tamaulipanum - female Large Shiny Fly on Tar Weed (probably Deinandra fasciculata) - Copestylum
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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