Melanostoma mellinum (Linnaeus, 1758)
(a hoverfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMelanostoma mellinum (a hoverfly)
GenusMelanostoma (a genus of hoverflies)
TribeBacchini (a tribe of hoverflies)
SubfamilySYRPHINAE (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 Melanostoma mellinum (a hoverfly) :
1: Melanostoma mellinum (a hoverfly)
14 Sep 2017 OSGR: SY98 50° 40' N, 2° 0' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Female, swept off rushes
Image 1: Female - abdomen - dorsal view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 2: Female - antennae - anterior view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 3: Female - anterior view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 4: Female - dorsal view - wings apart - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 5: Female - dorsal view - wings together - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 6: Female - fore-parts - dorsal view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 7: Female - head and thorax - dorsal view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 8: Female - head and thorax - lateral view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 9: Female - head - anterior view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 10: Female - head - dorsal view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 11: Female - head - lateral view - magnified - silver backgroundImage 12: Female - lateral view - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 13: Female - scutellum and abdomen - dorsal view - close-up - magnified - silver backgroundImage 14: Female - ventral view - wings apart - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 15: Female - ventral view - wings together - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 16: Wing - highly enlarged - white background

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

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