Syrphus torvus Osten Sacken, 1875
(a hoverfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesSyrphus torvus (a hoverfly)
GenusSyrphus (a genus of hoverflies)
TribeSyrphini (a tribe of hoverflies)
SubfamilySYRPHINAE (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 Syrphus torvus (a hoverfly) :
1: Syrphus torvus (a hoverfly)
14 Jun 1997 OSGR: SP61 51° 50' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
male
Image 1: Male - dorsal viewImage 2: Male - dorsal view - wings apartImage 3: Male - ventral view

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

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Syrphus torvus (a hoverfly)
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