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Genus Parasyrphus

Alpine clothes fly - Parasyrphus tarsatus - female Syrphid Fly - Parasyrphus genualis - female Syrphid Fly - Parasyrphus genualis - female Bee Mimic Fly - Parasyrphus semiinterruptus - male Hoverfly sp - Parasyrphus tarsatus - male Hover Fly - Parasyrphus currani Diptera, - Parasyrphus Syrphid Fly - Parasyrphus
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 Syrphini
Genus Parasyrphus
Explanation of Names
Parasyrphus Matsumura 1917
Numbers
11 spp. in our area(1)
Range
"Only in Holarctic region. In general, most northerly genus of Syrphinae. In North America two species north of 80", none as far south as Gulf States or Mexico; those extending southward in eastern or western United States almost entirely at high altitudes." (Vockeroth, 1992(2))
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Key to the genera of nearctic Syrphidae
Miranda G.F.G, Young A.D., Locke M.M., Marshall S.A., Skevington J.H., Thompson F.C. 2013. Can. J. Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.
2.The flower flies of the subfamily Syrphinae of Canada, Alaska, and Greenland, Diptera: Syrphidae
Vockeroth J.R. 1992. The insects and arachnids of Canada, Pt. 18. Ottawa: Agriculture Canada. 456 pp.