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Species Allograpta exotica

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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 Allograpta
Species exotica (Allograpta exotica)
Explanation of Names
Allograpta exotica (Wiedemann 1830)
Very similar to obliqua, but the katepimeron is black and the face has often a dark brown to black medial stripe, while in obliqua the katepisternum is yellow and the face is yellow or with a light brown stripe. A. obliqua is more common and more northern. --Martin Hauser