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Species Spilomyia fusca

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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 Milesiini
Subtribe Milesiina
Genus Spilomyia
Species fusca (Spilomyia fusca)
Explanation of Names
Spilomyia fusca Loew 1864
16-19 mm
mimic of Dolichovespula maculata; second tergite entirely black, eyes pale, with dark spots and vertical bands
e. NA (NS-MN to GA)(1)
Jun-Sep in ON(2)
Works Cited
1.Spilomyia flower flies of the New World (Diptera: Syrphidae)
Thompson F.C. 1996. Mem. Ent. Soc. Wash. 18: 261-272.
2.Syrphidae of Ontario