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Platycheirus clypeatus

Platycheirus clypeatus is a species of hoverfly. It is found across the Palearctic and in the Nearctic. The larvae feed on aphids. Adults are usually found on the edges of woodland or scrub, heath or along hedgerows where they visit a wide range ...

Platycheirus discimanus

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Front tibiae are not dilated. Tarsae 2 first 2 segments are yellow, the first strongly compressed, the second slightly compressed, last 3 segments are black. Head is large and broad. Cm. link ...

Platycheirus fulviventris

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Femora 1 has dense black hairs along entire length. Tibia 1 is abruptly widened at mid-length, then parallel-sided to the tip. See references for determination.

Platycheirus granditarsus

Platycheirus granditarsus is a species of hoverfly. It is found in many parts of Britain and Europe. Typical habitat includes marshy meadows and ditches, where it can be found between May and October, though it is at its commonest between July an ...

Platycheirus immarginatus

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Femora 1 has subbasal tuft of 2-3 long white hairs and 6 dorsal long black bristles. Tibiae 1 is gradually increasing in width, with a slight bend beyond middle. See references for determination.

Platycheirus manicatus

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Mouth edge is projecting beyond facial knob, and abdomen has four pairs of large yellow marks. Thorax dorsum is dull, tibiae and tarsi of leg 1 are diagnostic.

Platycheirus nielseni

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Tibiae 2 uniformly broadened from base towards apex then becoming smaller and then swelling strongly on apical 1/5.

Platycheirus occultus

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Tarsae 1: apical half of all segments without dark brown to black blotches ventrally. Femora 1 black to dark brown for less than half its length. Surstyli pale-haired.

Platycheirus peltatus

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Tibiae 2 is uniformly broadened from base to apex, sometimes with a further swelling on apical 1/5. Metatarsae 1 is greatly enlarged. Dusting on frons is not well-defined. Short and broad ter ...

Platycheirus perpallidus

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Anteroventral black hairs are strongly bent towards the base of the femur 2, Tibia 1 uniformly widened from base to apex. Cm. links to the definition of

Platycheirus rosarum

Platycheirus rosarum is a species of hoverfly found in the Palearctic. Like its close relative Platycheirus granditarsus, it can be found in marshy meadows and ditches, indeed, the two species can often be found together. The flight time is betwe ...

Platycheirus scambus

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Femora 1 is without long white hairs at base and with 5 dorsal long black bristles. Tibia 1 is irregularly increasing in width, with a small incision at the outer margin. See references for d ...

Platycheirus scutatus

External images For terms, see: Morphology of Diptera. Face has two large, silver-grey dust spots. Wing: Tibia 2 is in-bent 1/3 from apex and with only short lateral hairs. Tergite 4 is elongate. Cm. links to the definition.

Platycheirus sticticus

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Tibiae 1 only slightly dilated at apex and with only scattered short, hair-like lateral bristles, yellow with a dark lateral marking at midlength. Cm. links to the definition of

Platynochaetus setosus

Platynochaetus setosus is a species of hoverfly, from the family Syrphidae, in the order Diptera. It can be found from March to May in evergreen oak woodland in Spain, Portugal and other countries around the western mediterranean.

Rat-tailed maggot

Rat-tailed maggots are the larvae of certain species of hoverflies belonging to the tribes Eristalini and Sericomyiini. A characteristic feature of rat-tailed maggots is a tube-like, telescoping breathing siphon located at its posterior end. This ...

Rhingia campestris

Rhingia campestris is a species of hoverfly, 7–11 millimetres long, with a wingspan of 12–18 mm. It is common across the Palearctic from March until November. It has a broad orange abdomen with a black line along the sides, and has the distinctiv ...

Riponnensia splendens

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Wing length 5 5–7 mm. Legs metallic green. 2 anterior longitudinal stripes of white dust on thorax dorsum. Antennomere 3 oval. See references for determination.

Scaeva selenitica

Scaeva selenitica can reach a length of 12–15 millimetres 0.47–0.59 in, with a wing length of 10.5–12 millimetres 0.41–0.47 in. These large distinctive hoverflies have sparse, fine light hair. Thorax is shiny black, scutellum is yellowish-green a ...

Sericomyia superbiens

Sericomyia superbiens is a Palearctic species of hoverfly. It is a bumblebee mimic. Range: Scandinavia South to the Pyrenees. Ireland East, Northern Europe, Central Europe and southern Europe, Italy, Yugoslavia in the European part of Russia. Sou ...

Sericomyiini

Sericomyiini is a tribe of hoverflies consisting mainly of large bumblebee or wasp mimics. As with the eristalini the larvae have a telescopic breathing tube which allows them to breathe while submerged in boggy areas.

Sphegina clunipes

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Males: The abdomen bulges only slightly at end. The width to tergite 4 about equal to length of sternite 4 and in the form of a slightly broadened rectangle toward back side, about twice as long ...

Sphegina elegans

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Wing length 5-6 75 mm. Humerus pale, yellow or orange. 3rd antennomere large. Mesonotum shining black, pollinose only on margins. Tarsi 1 and 2 pale. Wing hyaline. See references for determination.

Sphegina montana

Sphegina montana is a species of hoverfly from Central and Northern Europe. It is absent from Great Britain and Ireland. The face is normally all black, body length is 5–6 mm.

Sphegina sibirica

Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland & Yugoslavia.

Spilomyia sayi

Spilomyia sayi is a common species of North American hoverfly. It is a wasp mimic. Adult 12-16 mm 0.47–0.63 in long and are seen from June to October in the Northern part of their range. Males involved in hilltopping, where they find a high place ...

Syrphinae

The Syrphinae constitute one of the three subfamilies of the fly family Syrphidae. Most larvae of this subfamily feed on aphids. It is a monophyletic group with more than 1.600 species.

Toxomerus marginatus

Toxomerus marginatus, also known as the Calligrapher Fly, is a common species of hoverfly. It is found in many parts of North America. The larvae are predators of thrips, aphids and small caterpillars. Adults feed on various flowers.

Toxomerus politus

Toxomerus politus is a species of hoverfly. It is known from North, Central and South America. Although little is known about the early stages of this species, associations with corn have been noted. The adults and likely the larvae feed on the p ...

Trichopsomyia flavitarsis

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Wing length 4–6 mm. Frons and face glittering black. Tergite 2 with a pair of yellow marks, without dust spots. Male tarsus 3 broad and flat, with snow-white pilosity. See references for determi ...

Triglyphus primus

Triglyphus primus is a species of hoverfly, from the family Syrphidae, in the order Diptera. The larvae seem to be host-specific to an aphid species Cryptosiphum artemisiae which creates galls on Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris.

Volucella inflata

V. inflata is a large, short-haired fly. Though a little smaller than most European species of Volucella, typical body length is 12–15 mm and wing length is 11–13 mm. The thorax is black with orange margins, and the scutellum is orange with light ...

Volucella zonaria

This species is present in most of Europe, in Tunisia, Iran, Russia to Far East and in Mongolia. In the UK it was known only from two specimens prior to 1940, therefore considered rare. Since it is becoming more common in many areas in the South ...

Xanthandrus comtus

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Wing length Wide abdomen with yellow marks. Thoracic dorsum polished black. Male with round marks on tergite 2 and confluent marks on tergites 3 and 4 as a deeply incised band. Female with oval ...

Xanthogramma citrofasciatum

Xanthogramma citrofasciatum is a species of hoverfly found in grasslands from Ireland to western Siberia. The larvae live in ant Lasius colonies where they feed on the aphids tended by the ants.

Xanthogramma pedissequum

This uncommon species is present in most of Europe, in Western Siberia, in the Near East and in North Africa. It prefers grassland, open fields close to deciduous forest.

Xylota abiens

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera The wing length is 6-8 25 mm. Abdomen black with yellow squarish spots. Thorax dorsum completely) pale haired and shining without bloom. Hind tibia darkened except at base. See references for de ...

Xylota florum

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Wing length 6 25-9 25 mm. Abdomen black with elongate yellow spots. Hind tibiae pale on basal third. Antero-dorsal hairs on the hind femora including many at least as long as half the depth of t ...

Xylota jakutorum

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Antero-dorsal hairs on the hind femora all shorter than half of the maximum depth of femur, longer hairs confined to the basal 1/5 of the femur length, posterior anepisternum dusted. Bartsch et ...

Xylota tarda

External images For terms see Morphology of Diptera Wing length 5 5-8 5 mm. Large red areas on black abdomen. Wing membrane not infuscated. Dorso-apical white bristle on metatarsus 1. Antero-dorsal pale hairs on the basal half of femur 3 uniform ...

Longidorus

Longidorus is a genus of needle nematodes. Some of its species are plant pests. They can also transmit important plant viruses such as potato virus or necrosis virus cocoa. Species is known to infest Narcissus, alfalfa, sugar beets, caneberries, ...

Cramers Bakery

Cramers Bakery was founded in 1891 by George and Bertha Cramer in San Diego. For 52 years, the business delivered bread to residences and businesses in San Diego County, Imperial County, CA and Yuma County, AZ. During that time, Cramers Bakery be ...

Kiss My Bundt Bakery

Kiss My Bundt Bakery is a purveyor of bundt cakes, other baked goods, coffee, and cooking classes on Third Street, in Los Angeles, California. It is owned by Chrysta Wilson who is also the author of the Kiss My Bundt Cookbook.

Archer Daniels Midland Wheat Mill

The Archer Daniels Midland Wheat Mill is a plant in Chicagos Fulton Market District. The complex includes brick loft buildings, a grain elevator, and silos. The plant, designed William Carbys Zimmerman, was built in 1897, and originally served as ...

Great Northern Elevator

The Great Northern Elevator is a grain storage facility at 250 Ganson Street in Buffalo, New York. The elevator is located along Buffalos "elevator alley" and at the time of its completion in 1897, the elevator was the worlds largest. The mill wa ...

Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company

The Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company was a brewery in Newark, New Jersey founded by Gottfried Krueger and John Laible in 1858. The company produced Krueger Beer, which was the first beer to be produced in cans on January 24, 1935.

P. Ballantine and Sons Brewing Company

P. Ballantine and Sons Brewing Company was an American brewery founded in 1840, making Ballantine one of the oldest brands of beer in the United States. At its peak, it was the 3rd largest brewer in the US. The brand is currently owned and operat ...

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (disambiguation)

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company may refer to: A&amp,P Canada, the former Canadian supermarket chain sold by A&amp,P to Quebec-based Metro Inc. The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, the grocery store chain. This may also apply to certai ...

725 Ponce

725 Ponce is a 190-million-dollar mixed-use development under construction at 725 Ponce de Leon Avenue along the Atlanta BeltLine in the Poncey-Highland neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. It includes a 360.000-square-foot, 12 story office tower at ...

Carrs-Safeway

Carrs–Safeway is a supermarket chain that is based in Anchorage, Alaska, and is a subsidiary of Albertsons. It was acquired in April 1999 by former parent Safeway from an employee ownership group, who itself had purchased the company from founder ...