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Species Copestylum apiciferum

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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 Volucellini
Genus Copestylum
Species apiciferum (Copestylum apiciferum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Volucella apicifera Townsend 1895, Volucella clarki Curran 1930
Explanation of Names
Copestylum (Phalacromya) apiciferum (Townsend 1895)
Range
CA-AZ, Mexico(1)
Print References
Townsend C.H.T. (1895) Contributions to the dipterology of North America. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 22: 33-55 (see pp. 40-41)
Curran C.H. (1930) New species of Volucellinae from America (Syrphidae, Diptera). American Museum Novitates 413: 1-23.