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Species Rhingia nasica

Persistent flower-visiting fly - Rhingia nasica - female Brown Fly - Rhingia nasica - female Hover Fly (Rhingia) - Rhingia nasica - female Fly on jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) - Rhingia nasica - male Interesting Fly on Jewelweed - Rhingia nasica Fly - Rhingia nasica Fly - Rhingia nasica - female Syrphid - Rhingia nasica - female
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 Rhingiini
Subtribe Rhingiina
Genus Rhingia
Species nasica (Rhingia nasica)
Explanation of Names
Rhingia nasica Say 1823
nasica = 'nosy'
has a conspicuous snout which aids it in extracting nectar from flowers
NB-GA to MB-CO(1)
Larvae associated with animal dung