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Subtribe Xylotina

Chalcosyrphus pigra? - Chalcosyrphus piger Syrphid? - Xylota Chalcosyrphus pigra - Chalcosyrphus piger Is this one of the flies that we can't get past Xylotini on? - Xylota Syrphid Fly? - female eristalinae Brachypalpus alopex? - Brachypalpus undescribedb Chalcosyrphus? - Chalcosyrphus chalybeus
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 Xylotina
key to genera in(1)
Life Cycle
Works Cited
1.Classification of Xylotini (Diptera, Syrphidae)
Hippa H. 1978. Acta zoologica Fennica 156: 1-153.