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subgenus Metasyrphus

Aphid eater on milkweed. It is another boy! - Eupeodes americanus - male Syrphid ID - Eupeodes Syrphid on Solidago - Scaeva? - Eupeodes Eupeodes - male Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies - Eupeodes - female Syrphus or Parasyrphus or Epistrophe? - Eupeodes wasp or bee? - Eupeodes Syrphid fly - Eupeodes
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 Eupeodes
No Taxon subgenus Metasyrphus
Explanation of Names
Metasyrphus Matsumura 1917
20 spp. in our area(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. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.