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Species Eristalis stipator

Eristalis latifrons? - Eristalis stipator - female Syrphid Fliy on coreopsis - Eristalis stipator 8031489 Syrphid - Eristalis stipator - female Unknown fly 9-10-14 - Eristalis stipator Bee mimic - Eristalis? - Eristalis stipator Syrphid Fly - Eristalis stipator Copestylum? - Eristalis stipator - female Unknown Fly - Eristalis stipator
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 Eristalina
Genus Eristalis
No Taxon (Subgenus Eoseristalis)
Species stipator (Eristalis stipator)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eristalis californicus Nayar & Cole 1969, Eristalis latifrons Loew 1866
Explanation of Names
Eristalis stipator Osten Sacken 1877
10-13 mm(1)
transcontinental (NS-BC to FL-CA & Mexico)(2)
Late May to mid-Sep(1)