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Species Eristalis dimidiata

Eristalis dimidiata Wiedemann - Eristalis dimidiata - female Syrphid - Eristalis dimidiata Syrphidae, Eristalis? - Eristalis dimidiata bee - Eristalis dimidiata Syrphid Fly (Eristalis dimidiata) - Eristalis dimidiata - male Black syrphid - Eristalis dimidiata - female Black-shouldered Drone Fly? - Eristalis dimidiata Eristalis saxorum? - Eristalis dimidiata
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 Eristalis (Drone Flies)
No Taxon (Subgenus Eoseristalis)
Species dimidiata (Eristalis dimidiata)
Explanation of Names
Eristalis dimidiata Wiedemann 1830
dimidiata = 'divided down the middle'
Size
10-14 mm(1)
Identification
Wings clear (or slightly darkened), antennae, thorax, facial stripes and cheeks black. Thorax has dense, short, whitish hairs. Abdomen dark with whitish abdominal rings and often with an incomplete yellow band on tergum 2 and/or 3. Basal half of tibiae pale whitish, typically sharply demarcated(2)
Range
NS-NC to AB-KS(3)
Season
Apr-Oct(1)(2)