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Genus Brachyopa

Syrphid Fly  - Brachyopa notata fly - Brachyopa daeckei fly - Brachyopa notata - female Brachyopa - Brachyopa notata Brachyopa pair in tandem - Brachyopa notata - male - female Syrphid Fly - Brachyopa vacua Syrphid Fly - Brachyopa vacua Syrphid Fly  - Brachyopa vacua
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 Brachyopini
Subtribe Brachyopina
Genus Brachyopa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hammerschmidtia treated here as a separate genus
Explanation of Names
Brachyopa Meigen 1822
Numbers
12 described spp. in our area(1), >11 undescribed species in our area, >40 described spp. in 2 subgenera total worldwide.
Habitat
Sap runs. Rarely flowers.
Season
Most common in early spring.
Remarks
Species concepts in severe need of review.
Print References
Curran C.H. (1922) The syrphid genera Hammerschmidtia and Brachyopa in Canada. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 15: 239-. (Full text)
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.