Syrphid Flies
( Eristalinae )


2013-0406-EB040000-DIP01902-Eristalinae[1638h02s,H,L,plant-thistle-leaf]{MDame}-G.jpg

PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Eristalinae
)
Common Name:Syrphid Flies
Life Stage:(L) larva

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Diptera
Suborder:Brachycera
Family:Syrphidae
Subfamily:Eristalinae
Taxon Code:DIP01902
ITIS/TSN:140310

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Bay Point Regional Shoreline, Bay Point Regional Shoreline, Bay Point Regional Shoreline, McAvoy Road, Bay Point
County:Contra Costa County
ECI Site#:CAEB040000
Open Space Location:Bay Point Regional Shoreline

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
Mike Dame
Insect Sciences Museum of California

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


.