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subgenus Chymophila

What is this fly? - Microdon fulgens large metallic fly - Microdon fulgens large metallic fly - Microdon fulgens large metallic fly - Microdon fulgens large metallic fly - Microdon fulgens large metallic fly - Microdon fulgens
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Microdontinae
Genus Microdon
No Taxon subgenus Chymophila
Explanation of Names
Chymophila Gray 1832
Numbers
a single species in our area(1)
Size
10–16 mm(2)
Range
New World (¾ of spp. are neotropical) & se. Asia(2)
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.
2.Generic revision and species classification of the Microdontinae (Diptera, Syrphidae)
Reemer M., Ståhls G. 2013. ZooKeys 288: 1–213.