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Tribe Volucellini

Fat Fly on Brittle Bush - Copestylum apiciferum Big orange fly with beak - Copestylum haagii black and yellow fly - Volucella bombylans-complex Bee-mimic Syrphid - Volucella bombylans-complex Unknown fly (or bee) - Copestylum tamaulipanum Bee-mimicking Syrphid - Volucella bombylans-complex fly - Copestylum vittatum - female Bee Fly on coneflower - 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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