Melanogaster hirtella (Loew, 1843)
(a hoverfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMelanogaster hirtella (a hoverfly)
GenusMelanogaster (Zoo.) (a genus of hover flies)
TribeChrysogastrini (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 Melanogaster hirtella (a hoverfly) :
1: Melanogaster hirtella (a hoverfly)
11 Jun 2014 OSGR: SU30 50° 50' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
Female
Image 1: Female - dorsal view - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 2: Female - head and fore-legs - anterior view - magnified - white backgroundImage 3: Female - head and thorax - dorsal view - magnified - white backgroundImage 4: Female - head and thorax - lateral view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 5: Female - head - dorsal view - magnified - white backgroundImage 6: Female - head - lateral view - magnified - white backgroundImage 7: Female - lateral view - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 8: Female - ventral view - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 9: Wing - magnified - white background
2: Melanogaster hirtella (a hoverfly)
11 Jul 2012 OSGR: SD77 54° 10' N, 2° 20' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Male, visiting buttercup flowers
Image 1: Male - abdomen - dorsal view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 2: Male - abdomen - dorsal view - magnified - pale background (2)Image 3: Male - dorsal view - highly enlarged - pale backgroundImage 4: Male - head and thorax - dorsal view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 5: Male - head and thorax - lateral view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 6: Male - head - anterior view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 7: Male - lateral view - highly enlarged - pale backgroundImage 8: Male - ventral view - highly enlarged - pale backgroundImage 9: Wing - magnified - white background
3: Melanogaster hirtella (a hoverfly)
11 Jul 2012 OSGR: SD77 54° 10' N, 2° 20' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Female, visiting buttercup flowers
Image 1: Female - abdomen - dorsal view - magnified - white backgroundImage 2: Female - dorsal view - highly enlarged - pale backgroundImage 3: Female - head and thorax - dorsal view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 4: Female - head and thorax - lateral view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 5: Female - head - anterior view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 6: Female - lateral view - highly enlarged - pale background

Melanogaster hirtella (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 Melanogaster hirtella (a hoverfly)
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