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pictipennis species group

Syrphid - Orthonevra - female syrphid fly - Orthonevra pulchella - male Syrphid Fly - Orthonevra - male Syrphid Fly - Orthonevra - male Need help with this one. - Orthonevra pulchella Soldier Fly - Orthonevra Orthonevra pictipennis group individual 2 - Orthonevra Fly - Orthonevra pulchella - male
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
Four species in North America
Males 4.5-6 mm
Females 5-7 mm
Single, horizontal dark line across eye.
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)