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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Dasysyrphus

Syrphid Fly - Dasysyrphus intrudens - male Hover Fly - Dasysyrphus intrudens - male Syrphid fly - Dasysyrphus venustus Banff Syrphid - Dasysyrphus intrudens Insect larva? - Dasysyrphus Dasysyrphus venustus? - Dasysyrphus Scaeva pyrastri or Eupeodes? - Dasysyrphus intrudens might this be Dasysyrphus laticaudus? - Dasysyrphus
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 Dasysyrphus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our spp. revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Dasysyrphus Enderlein 1938
in our area, 11 spp. + unknown number of spp. in the unresolved intrudens complex; >40 spp. total(1) [13 spp. in our area per(2)]
Body 5.0–11.7 mm, wing 4.5–11.4 mm(1)
New World (primarily NA) + Eurasia, rather poorly represented in the tropics(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus Enderlein (Diptera: Syrphidae)
Locke M.M., Skevington J.H. 2013. Zootaxa 3660: 1–80.
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.