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Genus Eristalinus

Eristalinus taeniops - male Syrphid Fly - Eristalinus aeneus - female fly with spotted eyes - Eristalinus aeneus - female More of a good thing - Eristalinus taeniops - male Very impressive drone fly - Eristalinus taeniops Eristalinus? - Eristalinus aeneus Eristalinus - Eristalinus aeneus - female Eristalinus aeneus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Eristalinus
Explanation of Names
Eristalinus Rondani 1845
Numbers
2 spp. (both adventive) in 2 subgenera in our area, ~100 spp. in 4 subgenera (>80% of the spp. are in the nominate subgenus)(1)(2)
Range
Palaearctic, Afrotropical, Oriental to New Guinea; introduced into the New World and elsewhere(1)
Works Cited
1.Austalis, a new genus of flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with revisionary notes on related genera
Thompson F.C. 2003. Zootaxa 246: 1-19.
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. Can. J. Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.