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pictipennis species group

Metallic Fly - Orthonevra - male Syrphid Fly - Orthonevra - female Syrphid Flies Genus Orthonevra  pictipennis species group - Orthonevra metallic silver striped fly - Orthonevra Fly - Orthonevra - male Orthonevra pictipennis species group - Orthonevra pictipennis - female Orthonevra pictipennis species group - Orthonevra pictipennis - male Orthonevra pictipennis species group - Orthonevra pictipennis - male
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 Brachyopini
Subtribe Brachyopina
Genus Orthonevra
No Taxon pictipennis species group
Numbers
Four species in North America
Size
Males 4.5-6 mm
Females 5-7 mm
Identification
Single, horizontal dark line across eye.
Range
O. pictipennis: Minnesota east to Maine, south to Nebraska and Florida; Alberta east to Nova Scotia and Quebec
O. weemsi: east coast, Ontario south to Florida
O. pulchella: Washington east to New England, south to Colorado; British Columbia east to Nova Scotia and Quebec
O. anniae: South Dakota east to Massachusetts; Manitoba east to Quebec, no records south
All data from Sedman (1966).
Print References
Sedman, Y. S. 1966. The Chrysogaster (Orthonevra) pictipennis group in North America (Diptera: Syrphidae). Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 68:185-194 (BHL)