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Species Eristalis stipator

California Syrphid Dude (Dudette, actually) - Eristalis stipator - female Is this Eristalis arbustorum?  - Eristalis stipator Fly - Eristalis stipator bee mimic with striped abdomen that includes 2 brown patches on either side - Eristalis stipator - female Bush Flower Fly - Eristalis stipator - male Syrphid Flies (Syrphidae) - Eristalis stipator Eristalis? - Eristalis stipator - female Drone Fly - Eristalis stipator
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Eristalis (Drone Flies)
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)