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Genus Nausigaster

Syrphid? - Nausigaster - male So Martin, do we finally have another Nausigaster? - Nausigaster - female Fortunately, I'm getting better with these. - Nausigaster - female Nausigaster texana Nausigaster unimaculata - female Syrphid on fennel (aka anise) - Nausigaster unimaculata - male A side of you we don't often see - Nausigaster unimaculata Fly - Nausigaster
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 Merodontini
Genus Nausigaster
Explanation of Names
Nausigaster Williston 1884
8 spp. in our area(1), 17 total(2)
sw. US (TX-CA) to Argentina(2)
Print References
Curran C.H. (1941) New American Syrphidae. Bull. AMNH 78(3): 243-304 (Full text; key: p. 254)
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.
2.Thompson F.C., Pape T., Evenhuis N.L. (2013) Systema Dipterorum, Version 1.5