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SYRPHIDAE (hover flies, drone flies, flower flies)

Sets of Photographs

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

Taxon Summary # images # macrophotos Date Vice-county Country
Syrphidae Pupa 11 11 29 Jun 2006 East Sussex England

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Subfamily MICRODONTINAE (a subfamily of hoverflies) 1 10      
Subfamily MILESIINAE (a subfamily of hoverflies) 61        
Tribe Cheilosiini (a tribe of hoverflies) 15 29 98 6 7
Tribe Chrysogastrini (a tribe of hoverflies) 7   33 3 1
Tribe Eristalini (a tribe of hoverflies) 16 144 84 3 2
Tribe Merodontini (bulb flies) 3 14 33   2
Tribe Pipizini (a tribe of hoverflies) 2   25   2
Tribe Sericomyiini (a tribe of hoverflies) 3 26     2
Tribe Volucellini (a tribe of hoverflies) 6 128 16   4
Tribe Xylotini (a tribe of hoverflies) 9 52 62   4
Subfamily SYRPHINAE (a subfamily of hoverflies) 32        
Tribe Bacchini (a tribe of hoverflies) 8 13 72   1
Tribe Paragini (a tribe of hoverflies) 1   2   1
Tribe Syrphini (a tribe of hoverflies) 23 175 153 9 9

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ball, S. & Morris, R., 2013 Britain's Hoverflies: an introduction to the hoverflies of Britain
Coe, R.L., 1953 Diptera: Syrphidae
Photos of Insects: http://www.gwydir.demon.co.uk/insects/index.htm Photos of Insects
Gilbert, F.S., 1993 Hoverflies
Rotheray, G.E., 1989 (Key to adults of aphidivorous species. ) Aphid Predators
Stubbs, A.E. & Falk, S.J., 1983 British Hoverflies (ed 1)
Stubbs, A.E. & Falk, S.J., 2002 British Hoverflies (ed 2)
Stubbs, A.E., 1986 British Hoverflies - 1st Supplement
Stubbs, A.E., 1996 British Hoverflies - 2nd supplement
van Veen, M., 2004 Hoverflies of Northwest Europe: Identification keys to the Syrphidae
British Hoverflies: http://syrphidae.3644.co.uk/ British Hoverflies

Larvae

Rotheray, G.E., 1989 (Keys to larvae of aphidivorous species.

In first couplet: translucent larvae count as "otherwise coloured". )
Aphid Predators
Rotheray, G.E., 1993 Colour Guide to Hoverfly Larvae (Diptera, Syrphidae) in Britain and Europe

Tribes

Ball, S.G., 2008 Colour Key to the Tribes of the Syrphidae

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 17 general literature references to SYRPHIDAE (hover flies, drone flies, flower flies)

SYRPHIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 360 feeding and other relationships of SYRPHIDAE (hover flies, drone flies, flower flies)

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