Syrphid Flies
( Eristalinae )


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IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Eristalinae
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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:DIP01148
ITIS/TSN:140310

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION
Description
Humeri pilose

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

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

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