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Species Copestylum tamaulipanum

 FLY - Copestylum tamaulipanum Brush-back Fly - Copestylum tamaulipanum - female Syrphid Fly - Copestylum tamaulipanum Unknown fly - Copestylum tamaulipanum Hover fly or Drone fly? - Copestylum tamaulipanum bee - Copestylum tamaulipanum Copestylum tamaulipanum - female fly - Copestylum tamaulipanum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Volucellini
Genus Copestylum
Species tamaulipanum (Copestylum tamaulipanum)
Explanation of Names
Copestylum tamaulipanum (Townsend 1898)
'tamaulipanum' = 'from Tamaulipas'
Size
body 5.5-8.5 mm
Range
LA-TX, *AZ; Mexico, Hawaii (introduced)(1)(*BG data)