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Species Epistrophe grossulariae

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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 Syrphinae
Tribe Syrphini
Genus Epistrophe
Species grossulariae (Epistrophe grossulariae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syrphus grossulariae Meigen 1822
Explanation of Names
Epistrophe (Epistrophe) grossulariae (Meigen 1822)
"Fairly distinctive as a moderately large species with neat parallel bands on tergites 2 and 3 with the yellow uniformly reaching the front edge." -- UK Nature (distinctive therefore means relative to other British species)