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Species Ocyptamus fascipennis

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Classification
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 Syrphini
Genus Ocyptamus
Species fascipennis (Ocyptamus fascipennis)
Explanation of Names
Ocyptamus fascipennis (Wiedemann 1830)
fascipennis = 'with banded wings'
Size
9-13.5 mm
Identification
dark medial band on wing; basal and distal portions of wing clear
Range
e. NA (QC-FL to MB-TX)(1)
Season
Jun-Sep
Food
larvae prey on scale insects