Syrphid Flies
( Eristalinae )


2013-0316-01100108-DIP02081-Eristalinae[1504h33s,F,A,plant-flower-FremontStarLily]{BWurzburg}-G.jpg

PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Eristalinae
Common Name:Syrphid Flies
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Diptera
Suborder:Brachycera
Family:Syrphidae
Subfamily:Eristalinae
Taxon Code:DIP02081
ITIS/TSN:140310

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Knowland Park, Knowland Park, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100108

RECOGNITION
Recognition
BugGuide.net: "Humeri pilose"
Description
Humeri pilose

BIOLOGY
Food
Larvae of most feed on decaying organic debris
Habitat
Larvae in moist, sometimes shallow aquatic environments

CREDITS
Photographer
Beth Wurzburg

References
Subfamily Eristalinae. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/12620). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
ITIS.


.