hoverfly

(Helophilus sp.)

               
      hoverfly (Helophilus sp.)
   
   
   
   
   
   
         
         
          Photo by Bill Reynolds
 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Diptera (gnats, mosquitoes, true flies)

 

Suborder:

Brachycera (circular-seamed flies, mouches muscoïdes, muscoid flies, short-horned flies)

 

Infraorder:

Muscomorpha

 

Section:

Aschiza

 

Superfamily:

Syrphoidea

 

Family:

Syrphidae (hover flies)

 

Subfamily:

Eristalinae

 

Tribe:

Eristalini

 

Subtribe:

Helophiliina

 
Subordinate Taxa

hoverfly (Helophilus fasciatus)

hoverfly (Helophilus hybridus)

hoverfly (Helophilus latifrons)

 
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Bill Reynolds
       

This is a Hover fly of the genus Helophilus.

This is the first sighting of this year for a Hover Fly for me this year. It is on a Toka Plum blossom.

  hoverfly (Helophilus sp.)   hoverfly (Helophilus sp.)
       
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narrow-headed marsh fly (Helophilus fasciatus)

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hoverfly (Helophilus hybridus)

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Bill Reynolds
5/20/2018

Location: Pennington Co MN

This is a Hover fly of the genus Helophilus. This is the first sighting of this year for a Hover Fly for me this year. It is on a Toka Plum blossom.

hoverfly (Helophilus sp.)


     
     
 
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