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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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subgenus Xylotomima

syrphid fly - Chalcosyrphus piger Underbark fly pupa - Chalcosyrphus libo BG1446 C8271 - Chalcosyrphus piger Syrphid - Chalcosyrphus chalybeus Syrphid - Chalcosyrphus metallifer 14Jun2017.BF.HN.Dip.2 - Chalcosyrphus chalybeus Compost Syrphidae - Chalcosyrphus nemorum - male Red Abdomen Fly - Chalcosyrphus piger
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
Genus Chalcosyrphus
No Taxon subgenus Xylotomima
Explanation of Names
Xylotomima Shannon 1926
19 spp. in our area(1)
throughout NA(1)
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.