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Genus Myolepta

Fly, Bee, or Wasp II - Myolepta nigra Is it a bee?  Is it a wasp?  Is it a fly? - Myolepta varipes - male Myolepta cornellia - female Black true bug - Myolepta varipes Syrphid fly - Myolepta lunulata Fly - Myolepta varipes Myolepta --? - Myolepta strigilata - female Myolepta strigilata  - Myolepta strigilata - 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 Eristalinae
Tribe Brachyopini
Subtribe Brachyopina
Genus Myolepta
Explanation of Names
Myolepta Newman 1838
Numbers
7 spp. in our area(1)
Range
in our area, most of the US, se. Canada + BC(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Key to the genera of nearctic Syrphidae
Miranda G.F.G, Young A.D., Locke M.M., Marshall S.A., Skevington J.H., Thompson F.C. 2013. Can. J. Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.