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Species Lejops lineatus

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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 Helophilina
Genus Lejops
No Taxon (subgenus Anasimyia)
Species lineatus (Lejops lineatus)
Explanation of Names
Lejops lineatus (Fabricius 1787)
Lejops species have the eyes separated on both sexes. The main sexual dimorphism is in the color and shape of the abdomen. The females are more blue gray and have an oval shaped abdomen, while the males have a more slender abdomen and are more orange. Therefore the orange L. lineatus are males not females. (Comment by Martin Hauser)