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Genus Epistrophe

Syrphidae to identify, please... - Epistrophe grossulariae - male feeding on thistle - Epistrophe grossulariae Syrphid Fly - Epistrophe grossulariae Syrphid - Epistrophe grossulariae - female large syrphid - Epistrophe grossulariae Epistrophe grossulariae? - Epistrophe grossulariae fly - Epistrophe grossulariae - female Epistrophe grossulariae
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Syrphini
Genus Epistrophe
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated in(1) to include Epistrophella as subgenus
Explanation of Names
Epistrophe Walker 1852
6 spp. in our area(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Skevington J.H. (2014) Nearctic Syrphidae checklist
2.Key to the genera of nearctic Syrphidae
Miranda G.F.G, Young A.D., Locke M.M., Marshall S.A., Skevington J.H., Thompson F.C. 2013. CJAI 23: 1‒351.