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Species Platycheirus hyperboreus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Bacchini
Genus Platycheirus
Species hyperboreus (Platycheirus hyperboreus)
Explanation of Names
Platycheirus hyperboreus Staeger, 1845
Size
5.3-8.7 mm (1)
Range
Broadly distributed across Alaska, Canada, Greenland and the northern United States, ranging as far south as North Carolina in the east and Nevada in the west (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of Platycheirus Lepeletier and Serville (Diptera: Syrphidae) in the Nearctic north of Mexico.
Young, Andrew D., Marshall, Stephen F., & Skevington, Jeffrey H. 2016. Zootaxa 4082(1):001-317.