Rhingia rostrata (Linnaeus, 1758)
(a hoverfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesRhingia rostrata (a hoverfly)
TribeCheilosiini (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 Rhingia rostrata (a hoverfly) :
1: Rhingia rostrata (a hoverfly)
2 Aug 2011 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Female, visiting Buddleia
Image 1: Abdomen and scutellum - dorsal view - highly enlargedImage 2: Female - dorsal view - enlarged - white backgroundImage 3: Female - dorso-lateral view - highly enlarged - white backgroundImage 4: Female - head - lateral view - magnifiedImage 5: Female - head, thorax and scutellum - dorsal view - highly enlargedImage 6: Female - lateral view - highly enlarged - white backgroundImage 7: Female - ventral view - highly enlarged - white backgroundImage 8: Wing - highly enlarged

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

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 0 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Rhingia rostrata (a hoverfly)
Rhingia campestris has a black line along the sides of the abdomen
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