Mallota cimbiciformis (Fallen, 1817)
(a hoverfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMallota cimbiciformis (a hoverfly)
TribeEristalini (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 Mallota cimbiciformis (a hoverfly) :
1: Mallota cimbiciformis (a hoverfly)
26 May 1974 OSGR: SE21 53° 40' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: South-west Yorks (VC 63) England
Freshly pupariated large rat-tailed maggot in waterfilled hole in Sycamore trunk. Reared.
Image 1: Adult - dorsal - enlargedImage 2: Adult - dorsal - enlarged (2)Image 3: Adult - dorsal - enlarged (3)Image 4: Adult - dorsal - enlarged (4)Image 5: Freshly pupariated - dorsal view - close-up - enlargedImage 6: Freshly pupariated - dorsal view - enlargedImage 7: Pupal respiratory horns - enlarged

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

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 4 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Mallota cimbiciformis (a hoverfly)
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