Syrphid Flies
( Eristalinae )


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IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Eristalinae
Common Name:Syrphid Flies
Life Stage:A

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Diptera
Family:Syrphidae
Taxon Code:DIP00567
ITIS TSN#:140310

LOCATION DETAILS
Location
Mallard Lake, San Francisco
County:San Francisco Co. County
ECI Site#:CA38CP0000

RECOGNITION
Humeri pilose

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

HABITAT
Larvae in moist, sometimes shallow aquatic environments

CREDITS
Photographer
Erica Strand

REFERENCES
  • BugGuide [ IMAGES ]
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System TSN#140310


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