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Genus Temnostoma

Unknown Fly - Temnostoma alternans which Temnostoma? - Temnostoma balyras Fly 0951 & 0953 & 0956 - Temnostoma excentrica 3013472 Syrphid - Temnostoma balyras - female Wasp - Temnostoma - male - female Syrphid Fly for ID - Temnostoma daochus Is this a Temnostoma balyras ? - Temnostoma Syrphidae - Temnostoma daochus
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 Milesiini
Subtribe Temnostomina
Genus Temnostoma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Temnostoma Lepeletier & Serville 1828
Explanation of Names
From Greek temno cut + soma body (1).
Numbers
8 spp. in our area(2), 5 spp. in ON(3), ~30 total(4)
Range
holarctic & Oriental(4)
Habitat
larvae in moist decaying wood(3)
See Also
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Key to the genera of nearctic Syrphidae
Miranda G.F.G, Young A.D., Locke M.M., Marshall S.A., Skevington J.H., Thompson F.C. 2013. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 23: 1-351.
3.Syrphidae of Ontario
4.Thompson F.C., Pape T., Evenhuis N.L. (2013) Systema Dipterorum, Version 1.5