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Species Sericomyia militaris - Narrow-banded Pond Fly

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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 Sericomyiina
Genus Sericomyia
Species militaris (Narrow-banded Pond Fly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Sericomyia militaris Walker 1849
northern transcontinental & western montane (LB-AK south to NY-WI-ND-CO)(1)
Works Cited
1.Review of New World Sericomyia (Diptera: Syrphidae), including description of a new species
Skevington J.H., Thompson F.C. 2012. Can. Entomol. 144: 216–247.