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MILESIINAE (a subfamily of hoverflies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subfamily)

Cheilosiini (a tribe of hoverflies)
Cheilosia (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Cheilosia impressa (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view - wings apart Ferdinandea (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Ferdinandea cuprea (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view Portevinia maculata (a hoverfly), eg: Portevinia maculata (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view Rhingia campestris (a hoverfly), eg: Rhingia campestris (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view Rhingia rostrata (a hoverfly), eg: Rhingia rostrata (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view
Tribe 21 subtaxa 7 ident refs
Chrysogastrini (a tribe of hoverflies)
Brachyopa (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Brachyopa scutellaris (a hoverfly) - Lateral view - close-up Lejogaster metallina (a hoverfly), eg: Lejogaster metallina (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view Lejogaster tarsata (a hoverfly), eg: Lejogaster tarsata (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view Melanogaster (Zoo.) (a genus of hover flies), eg: Melanogaster hirtella (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view Neoascia (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Neoascia podagrica (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view - head twisted to side Orthonevra (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Orthonevra geniculata (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view
Tribe 11 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Eristalini (a tribe of hoverflies)
Anasimyia (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Anasimyia lineata (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view - on leaf - close-up Eristalinus (a genus of flies), eg: Eristalinus aeneus (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view - wings apart Eristalis (droneflies), eg: Eristalis horticola (a dronefly) - Female - dorsal view Helophilus (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Helophilus pendulus (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view - wings apart Mallota cimbiciformis (a hoverfly), eg: Mallota cimbiciformis (a hoverfly) - Adult - dorsal Myathropa florea (a hoverfly), eg: Myathropa florea (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view Parhelophilus (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Parhelophilus frutetorum (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view - wings apart
Tribe 18 subtaxa 3 ident refs
Merodontini (bulb flies) Tribe 3 subtaxa  
Eumerus funeralis Meigen, 1822 (a lesser bulb-fly)
Dorsal view - wings apart
Species    
Merodon equestris (Fabricius, 1794) (Large Bulb Fly, Large Narcissus Fly)
Merodon equestris form equestris (Large Bulb Fly, Large Narcissus Fly), eg: Merodon equestris form equestris (Large Bulb Fly, Large Narcissus Fly) - Male - dorsal view Merodon equestris form narcissi (a large bulb-fly), eg: Merodon equestris form narcissi (a large bulb-fly) - Dorsal view
Species 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Pipizini (a tribe of hoverflies) Tribe 2 subtaxa  
Heringia ss. (a subgenus of hoverflies) Subgenus 1 subtaxon  
Unidentified Heringia ss. (Unidentified Heringia Ss. Hoverflies) Unidentified    
Pipizella Rondani, 1856 (a genus of hoverflies)
Pipizella viduata (a hoverfly), eg: Pipizella viduata (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view - wings apart
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Sericomyiini (a tribe of hoverflies) Tribe 3 subtaxa  
Arctophila superbiens (Müller, 1776) (a hoverfly) Species   1 ident refs
Sericomyia lappona (Linnaeus, 1758) (a hoverfly) Species   1 ident refs
Sericomyia silentis (Harris, [1776]) (a hoverfly)
Dorsal view - wings apart
Species    
Volucellini (a tribe of hoverflies)
Volucella (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Volucella zonaria (a hoverfly) - Male - latero-dorsal view - visiting flower
Tribe 6 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Xylotini (a tribe of hoverflies)
Brachypalpoides lentus (a hoverfly), eg: Brachypalpoides lentus (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view Criorhina (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Criorhina berberina form berberina (a hoverfly) - Adult - dorsal view - close-up Syritta pipiens (a hoverfly), eg: Syritta pipiens (a hoverfly) - Male - dorsal view Tropidia scita (a hoverfly), eg: Tropidia scita (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view - wings apart Xylota (a genus of hoverflies), eg: Xylota sylvarum (a hoverfly) - Female - dorsal view
Tribe 9 subtaxa 4 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 6 general literature references to MILESIINAE (a subfamily of hoverflies)

MILESIINAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
BRACHYCERA
(short-horned flies)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
SYRPHIDAE
(hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 215 feeding and other relationships of MILESIINAE (a subfamily of hoverflies)

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