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Subgenus Eristalis

Drone Fly - Eristalis tenax - male drone fly? - Eristalis tenax - female Drone Fly - Eristalis tenax Eristalis tenax? - Eristalis tenax Eristalis - Eristalis tenax - male Hoverfly Species - Eristalis tenax Hover Fly? - Eristalis tenax Female, Syrphid fly - Eristalis tenax - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Eristalis
No Taxon Subgenus Eristalis
Explanation of Names
Eristalis Latreille 1804
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, 2 spp. total(1)(2)
Range
Palaearctic, Afrotropical and Oriental; 1 sp. introduced into the New World and elsewhere, another is in China(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Austalis, a new genus of flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with revisionary notes on related genera
Thompson F.C. 2003. Zootaxa 246: 1-19.
2.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.