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Species Eristalis flavipes - Orange-legged Drone Fly

Bumblebee - Eristalis flavipes Bumblebee lookin syrphid - Eristalis flavipes - male Syrphid Flies Eristalis flavipes - Eristalis flavipes - female Syrphid Fly - Eristalis flavipes Syrphid - Eristalis flavipes - female bumble bee mimic fly - Eristalis flavipes Eristalis flavipes? - Eristalis flavipes fly - Eristalis flavipes - female
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 Eristalis (Drone Flies)
No Taxon (Subgenus Eoseristalis)
Species flavipes (Orange-legged Drone Fly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eristalis bardus (Say 1829) may be a senior synonym
Explanation of Names
Eristalis flavipes Walker 1849
flavipes = 'yellow-footed'
12-14 mm
transcontinental (NB-AK south to NC-CO-CA)(1)