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Genus Sargus

Unknown Species - Sargus fasciatus Fly - Sargus fasciatus Syrphid Fly (Platycheirus)?  - Sargus decorus Stratiomyidae- Soldier Fly - Sargus bipunctatus BioBlitz Bug 3 - Sargus fasciatus Interesting Green Fly - Sargus viridis - female Fall/Winter Fly Oregon - Sargus bipunctatus Unknown? - Sargus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Sarginae
Genus Sargus
Explanation of Names
Sargus Fabricius 1798
6 spp. in our area(1) (of which one adventive), >100 spp. worldwide(2)
worldwide and throughout NA; about a half of the world's spp. are neotropical, >20 are European(2)