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Species Spilomyia alcimus

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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 Eristalinae
Tribe Milesiini
Subtribe Milesiina
Genus Spilomyia
Species alcimus (Spilomyia alcimus)
Explanation of Names
Spilomyia alcimus (Walker 1849)
15-18 mm
e. NA (NF-FL to WI-MS)(1)
Jun-Jul in ON(2)
Works Cited
1.Spilomyia flower flies of the New World (Diptera: Syrphidae)
Thompson F.C. 1996. Mem. Ent. Soc. Wash. 18: 261-272.
2.Syrphidae of Ontario