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Species Paragus haemorrhous

Syrphid Fly - Paragus haemorrhous Paragus haemorrhous? - Paragus haemorrhous Fly 2 (Timothy Lake) - Paragus haemorrhous Unknown fly 9186 & 9189 - Paragus haemorrhous tiny syrphid fly on weed flowers (probably Lepidium virginicum) - Paragus haemorrhous - male Small Syrphid Fly - Paragus haemorrhous Female, Paragus haemorrhous? - Paragus haemorrhous - female Paragus reared from aphid colony on Conyza canadensis - Paragus haemorrhous
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 Paragini
Genus Paragus
No Taxon (subgenus Pandasyopthalmus)
Species haemorrhous (Paragus haemorrhous)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paragus dimidiatus Loew 1863
Paragus auricaudatus Bigot 1883
Paragus tibialis of American authors, not Fallén 1817
Paragus obscurus Davidson 1916 not Meigen 1822
Explanation of Names
Paragus haemorrhous Meigen 1822
2.6-3.8 mm(1)
Scutellum entirely black (no apical reddish spot) and hairs on eye not forming banded pattern. (1)
In our area, from Yukon to Newfoundland, south to California and Florida, as far south as Costa Rica; also Palaearctic and Afrotropical(1)
Larvae are aphid predators on a variety of plants(2)
possibly a complex of species(1)
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