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Species Eristalis stipator

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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)