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Genus Nausigaster

Small Silver Fly - Nausigaster unimaculata - female Nausigaster texana - Nausigaster geminata Small fly - Nausigaster unimaculata - female Fly - Nausigaster unimaculata Fly - Nausigaster Male, Nausigaster punctulata? - Nausigaster geminata Vail fly E - Nausigaster Nausigaster clara ... in the Mojave desert?? - Nausigaster
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover 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