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For the United States & Canada

Genus Myolepta

Tribe Xylotini? - Myolepta varipes - male Reminds me of a syrphid, but also of a picture-wing fly. Your take? - Myolepta cornellia Syrphid Fly  - Myolepta strigilata Myoleptini -?? - Myolepta cornellia - male Myolepta cornellia? Male? - Myolepta cornellia - male Myolepta cornellia? Male? - Myolepta cornellia - male Fly [=Myolepta? strigilata??] ID Request - Myolepta strigilata Syrphid - Myolepta
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.