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Tribe Volucellini

Syrphid Fly - Copestylum haagii - female Copestylum sp - Copestylum fornax - male fly 21 - Copestylum haagii - male Fly hoovering in one spot - Copestylum isabellina Bumble bee mimic - Volucella - female male Copestylum avidum - Copestylum avidum - male Six-spotted Bromeliad Fly - Copestylum sexmaculatum - male Fly - Volucella evecta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover 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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