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Species Microdon fulgens

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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 Microdontinae
Genus Microdon
No Taxon (subgenus Chymophila)
Species fulgens (Microdon fulgens)
Explanation of Names
Microdon fulgens Wiedemann 1830
Range
se. US (GA-FL-AR)(1)
Habitat
nests of Polyergus lucidus (slave —Formica schaufussi), Camponotus abdominalis(2)
Works Cited
1.Revisionary notes on nearctic Microdon flies (Diptera: Syrphidae)
Thompson F.C. 1981. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 83: 725-758.
2.Biology of Microdon fuscipennis (Diptera: Syrphidae) with interpretations of the reproductive strategies of Microdon species...
Duffield R.M. 1981. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 83: 716-724.