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Genus Cheilosia

Cheilosia - female 60027261 Chelosia - Cheilosia - male Syrphid Fly - Cheilosia - male High elevation fly - Cheilosia Syrphid - Cheilosia pallipes Species of Blacklet (Cheilosia sp.)? - Cheilosia - female Diptera. Syrphidae. - Cheilosia pallipes - female Another Lance Fly, but different eye color? - Cheilosia
Classification
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 Rhingiini
Subtribe Cheilosiina
Genus Cheilosia
Explanation of Names
Cheilosia Meigen 1838
Numbers
>80 spp. in our area(1), >300 total
Food
Those that are known feed in the stems of plants or in fungi.
Remarks
Ch. corydon or Ch. grossa, the Thistle Stem Hover Fly, introduced in Oregon to control invasive thistles (Rizza et al. 1988)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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. Can. J. Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.