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Species Palpada vinetorum

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Hover Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Eristalini
Subtribe Eristalina
Genus Palpada
Species vinetorum (Palpada vinetorum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eristalis vinetorum
Explanation of Names
Palpada vinetorum (Fabricius 1798)
Size
11-14 mm
Identification
A robust syrphid, (typical of genus Palpada), yellowish-brown with gray bands on thorax. Legs reddish or yellowish, femora darker. Hind tibiae thick, arc-shaped. Wings slightly darkened.
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Range
e. US (PA-FL to WI-TX) to Argentina(1)
Season
mostly: Jun-Nov, longer in TX & FL (BG data)