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pinastri group

Syrphini? - Dasysyrphus creper - female Syrphid - Dasysyrphus laticaudus Syrphus? - Dasysyrphus creper Scaeva or Eupeodes?  - Dasysyrphus unknown syrphini - Dasysyrphus laticaudus hover fly - Dasysyrphus creper - male Syrphid - Dasysyrphus creper Unfamiliar with stripe shape on this syrphinae - Dasysyrphus creper
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 Dasysyrphus
No Taxon pinastri group
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly lunulatus group(1)
9 spp. in our area, 12 total(1)
holarctic; in our area, 3 spp. widespread in the north, 4 western, 2 restricted to sw. US(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus Enderlein (Diptera: Syrphidae)
Locke M.M., Skevington J.H. 2013. Zootaxa 3660: 1–80.