(Microdon mutabilis agg.)
(a group of hoverflies)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
with images
No of
ID refs
Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Species 1 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
Informal(Microdon mutabilis agg.) (a group of hoverflies)
GenusMicrodon (a genus of hoverflies)
SubfamilyMICRODONTINAE (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)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to (Microdon mutabilis agg.) (a group of hoverflies)

(Microdon mutabilis agg.) (a group of hoverflies) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 7 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for (Microdon mutabilis agg.) (a group of hoverflies)
Creative Commons License
This website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioImages website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under the above Creative Commons Licence.

Photographs from other photographers are used with permission but not included under the above CC licence.

BioImages - Virtual Field-Guide (UK)