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Species Xanthogramma flavipes

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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 Syrphini
Genus Xanthogramma
Species flavipes (Xanthogramma flavipes)
Explanation of Names
Xanthogramma flavipes (Loew 1863)
flavipes = 'yellow-legged'
Size
7-12 mm(1)
Identification
face, margins on thorax, and transverse bands on abdomen all bright yellow; female may have brown bands between the yellow abdominal bands
Range
se. Canada & ne. US (QC-NC to MN-NE)(2)
Habitat
fields and wood edges
Season
May-Sep in ON(1)