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Species Eumerus funeralis - Lesser Bulb Fly

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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 (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Merodontini
Genus Eumerus
Species funeralis (Lesser Bulb Fly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes referred to as Eumerus tuberculatus Rondani 1857
Explanation of Names
Eumerus funeralis Meigen 1822
Range
native to Europe, adventive elsewhere (coast to coast in NA) and now cosmopolitan(1)
Works Cited
1.Eumerus narcissi Smith (Diptera, Syrphidae), presence in Europe confirmed, with a redescription of the species
Speight M.C.D., Hauser M., Withers P. 2013. Dipterists Digest 20: 17-32.