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Rhingia campestris Meigen, 1822 (a hoverfly)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Morris, R.K.A. & Ball, S.G., 2002 (Colour photograph) An introduction to British hoverflies and the Hoverfly Recording Scheme

Rhingia campestris 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 1 feeding and other relationships of Rhingia campestris (a hoverfly)

Further Information

Diagnostic features The broad orange abdomen and long snout confirm Rhingia. The black line along the sides of the abdomen indicates Rhingia campestris.
Similar species Rhingia rostrata lacks the black line along the sides of the abdomen
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