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Species Platycheirus coerulescens

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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 coerulescens (Platycheirus coerulescens)
Explanation of Names
Platycheirus coerulescens Williston, 1887
Size
5.7-9.1 mm (1)
Range
Alaska, Canada, northern United States south to New Mexico 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.