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Species Platycheirus trichopus

Syrphid - Platycheirus trichopus Platycheirus sp.? - Platycheirus trichopus
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 trichopus (Platycheirus trichopus)
Explanation of Names
Platycheirus trichopus Thompson, 1869
Size
6.8-9.4 mm (1)
Range
Rocky Mountains west, from Alaska to Mexico (1)
Remarks
Includes western specimens previously identified as Platycheirus obscurus. (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.