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Subfamily Pipizinae

Metallic Black Syrphid Syrphid - Heringia salax - female Syrphid Flies Genus Pipiza - Pipiza - male Syrphid Flies Tribe Pipizini Pipiza quadrimaculta - Pipiza quadrimaculata - female Not sure with this one - Heringia - female Neocnemodon - Neocnemodon elongata - male Neocnemodon - Neocnemodon elongata - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Pipizinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
subfamily status per (1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Pipizinae Williston 1885
Larvae feed on wax secreting aphids
Most syrphids feeding on gall-forming aphids belong to this subfamily