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Species Meliscaeva cinctella

Syrphid - Meliscaeva cinctella - male Mystery Bug - Meliscaeva cinctella Meliscaeva cinctella found in oregon in my back yard - Meliscaeva cinctella Meliscaeva cinctella ? - Meliscaeva cinctella - male Hover Fly - Meliscaeva cinctella - male Meliscaeva cinctella Tiny striped flying insect - Meliscaeva cinctella Meliscaeva cinctella
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 Meliscaeva
Species cinctella (Meliscaeva cinctella)
Explanation of Names
Meliscaeva cinctella (Zetterstedt 1843)
Most of NA & Europe