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Tribe Pipizini

Dark Fly - Pipiza - male Syrphid - Pipiza Syrphid Fly Fly  - Heringia salax - male Metallic Black Syrphid Fly - Pipiza Syrphid Flies Tribe Pipizini Syrphid Flies Tribe Pipizini - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Pipizini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This tribe is sometimes placed in subfamily Eristalinae and sometimes in Syrphinae (based on Internet searches). It is placed in Syrphinae based on such references as Syrphidae of Oklahoma.
Food
Larvae feed on wax secreting aphids.
Remarks
Most syrphids feeding on gall forming aphids belong to Pipizini tribe.
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