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Species Mallota posticata

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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 (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Eristalini
Subtribe Helophilina
Genus Mallota
Species posticata (Mallota posticata)
Explanation of Names
Mallota posticata (Fabricius 1805)
posticata = 'with accentuated posterior part'
Size
11-15 mm(1)
Identification
eyes hairy (pilose)
abdomen black with variable amount of yellow pile, usually covering tergites 1, 2 (partly) and sometimes 3
Season
May-Jun in OK(1)
Works Cited
1.Syrphidae of Oklahoma (Diptera)
Shorter D.A., Drew W.A. 1976. Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 56: 75‒94.