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Species Spilomyia alcimus

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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 (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Milesiini
Subtribe Milesiina
Genus Spilomyia
Species alcimus (Spilomyia alcimus)
Explanation of Names
Spilomyia alcimus (Walker 1849)
Size
15-18 mm
Range
e. NA (NF-FL to WI-MS)(1)
Season
Jun-Jul in ON(2); late March (in south) to July (3)
See Also
Spilomyia longicornis--markings somewhat different, typically flies later in year
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
3.Field Guide to the Flower Flies of Northeastern North America
Jeffrey H. Skevington and Michelle M. Locke, Andrew D. Young, Kevin Moran, William J. Crins and Stephen A. Marshall. 2019. Princeton University Press.