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:DIP02404
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
Juliene Johnson-Metsa
Insect Sciences Museum of California

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