Ferdinandea cuprea (Scopoli, 1763)
(a hoverfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesFerdinandea cuprea (a hoverfly)
GenusFerdinandea (a genus of hoverflies)
TribeCheilosiini (a tribe of hoverflies)
SubfamilyMILESIINAE (a subfamily of hoverflies)
FamilySYRPHIDAE (hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)
SuperfamilySYRPHOIDEA (hover flies, drone flies, flower flies & big-headed flies)
Series Aschiza (hover, drone, big-headed, scuttle, flat-footed, big-footed & pointed-wing flies)
InfraorderMuscomorpha (hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
SuborderBRACHYCERA (short-horned flies)
OrderDIPTERA (two-winged flies)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Ferdinandea cuprea (a hoverfly) :
1: Ferdinandea cuprea (a hoverfly)
9 Sep 2004 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Female, visiting Common Cat's Ear flowers
Image 1: Female - dorsal view - enlarged - grey backgroundImage 2: Female - head, antennae - antero-dorsal view - highly enlargedImage 3: Female - head, antennae - antero-ventral view - highly enlargedImage 4: Female - head, antennae - dorsal view - highly enlargedImage 5: Female - head, antennae, thorax - dorsal view - highly enlargedImage 6: Female - thorax - dorsal view, head - lateral view - enlargedImage 7: Female - ventral view - enlarged - grey background
2: Ferdinandea cuprea (a hoverfly)
19 Aug 2001 OSGR: SU78 51° 40' N, 0° 60' W Vice County: Oxon (VC 23) England
Female, in Malaise Trap run from 19 Aug to 2 Sept 2001
Image 1: Female terminalia - extended - magnifiedImage 2: Female terminalia - invaginated - magnifiedImage 3: Ovaries - magnifiedImage 4: Ovipositor - extended - magnifiedImage 5: Ovipositor - invaginated - magnifiedImage 6: Ovipositor - invaginated - magnified (2)

Ferdinandea cuprea (a hoverfly) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Ferdinandea cuprea (a hoverfly)
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