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Species Rhingia nasica

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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 Rhingiini
Subtribe Rhingiina
Genus Rhingia
Species nasica (Rhingia nasica)
Explanation of Names
Rhingia nasica Say 1823
nasica = 'nosy'
Identification
has a conspicuous snout which aids it in extracting nectar from flowers
Range
NB-GA to MB-CO(1)
Remarks
Larvae associated with animal dung