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Species Eristalinus taeniops - Eristalinus (Eristalodes) taeniops

ET for California in January - Eristalinus taeniops - male ET, up close and personal - Eristalinus taeniops - male A most bee-like Fly - Eristalinus taeniops Eristalinus taeniops? - Eristalinus taeniops Only the eye's in focus. But what an eye! - Eristalinus taeniops ET for California in June - Eristalinus taeniops - male Eristalinus taeniops for April in CA - Eristalinus taeniops Unknown Fly - Eristalinus taeniops
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 Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Eristalinus
Species taeniops (Eristalinus (Eristalodes) taeniops)
Explanation of Names
Eristalinus taeniops (Wiedemann 1818)
Range
A widespread Old World species introduced to California and Florida
Remarks
the only representative of the subgenus Eristalodes Mik 1897 in our area(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.