Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Rhingia

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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 Rhingiini
Subtribe Rhingiina
Genus Rhingia
Explanation of Names
Rhingia Scopoli 1763
a single species in our area(1), at least two dozen spp. total, arranged into 2 subgenera
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.