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Tribe Volucellini

Syrphid fly with yellow marks on a brown thorax - Copestylum vittatum green fly - Ornidia obesa Syrphid Fly - Copestylum vesicularium - male Copestlyum vesicularium group? - Copestylum barei Fly ~1cm - Copestylum Copestylum sexmaculatum - Six-spotted Bromeliad Fly - Copestylum sexmaculatum - male Bumblebee Mimic - Volucella Yellow-spotted Bromeliad Fly - Copestylum avidum
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
Numbers
3 genera
Identification
Generally with a pointed face and large eyes, wing venation is distinctive
Remarks
Larvae are scavengers in bumble-bee or wasp nests
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