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Genus Scaeva

Hover fly to ID - Scaeva pyrastri - female Underside view of female - Scaeva pyrastri - female Syrphid Fly - Scaeva pyrastri - male Syrphid sp. - Scaeva pyrastri Syrphid? - Scaeva pyrastri Syrphid /Hover Fly? - Scaeva pyrastri Syrphid /Hover Fly? - Scaeva pyrastri Hover fly? - Scaeva pyrastri
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Syrphinae
Tribe Syrphini
Genus Scaeva
Explanation of Names
Scaeva Fabricius 1805
Numbers
a single species in our area(1) plus a species introduced from the Palaearctic
Life Cycle
1. Larvae. 2. Puparium. 3. Adult female. 4. Adult male
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.