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Hummel-Gebirgsschwebfliege (Syrphidae: Arctophila bombiforme), male | by gbohne
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Hummel-Gebirgsschwebfliege (Syrphidae: Arctophila bombiforme), male

L: 16-18 mm

Habitat: forests, openings in Central Europe, (sub-)montan, rare

Larval nutrition: (xylo) saprphag

 

Phylum: Arthropoda LATREILLE, 1829 (arthropods, Gliederfüßer)

Subphylum: Hexapoda BLAINVILLE, 1816 (Sechsfüßer)

Class: Insecta LINNAEUS, 1758 (insects, Insekten)

Subclass: Pterygota LANG, 1888

Infraclass: Neoptera MARTYNOV, 1923

Order: Diptera LINNAEUS, 1758 (true flies, mosquitoes and gnats, Zweiflügler)

Suborder: Brachycera SCHINER, 1862

Infraorder: Muscomorpha [Syn.: Cyclorrhapha]

Superfamily: Syrphoidea

Family: Syrphidae SAMOUELLE, 1819 (hoverflies or flower flies, Schwebfliegen)

Subfamily: Eristalinae NEWMAN, 1834

Tribus: Sericomyiini

Genus: Arctophila SCHINER, 1860

Arctophila bombiforme FALLÉN, 1810 (Hummel-Gebirgsschwebfliege)

[det. Frank Vassen, 2016, based on photos]

 

KEY: offene-naturfuehrer.de/web/Schwebfliegen,_Syrphidae_(Diptera)_-_Tabelle_G

more info: www.insektenbox.de/zweifl/humgeb.htm

  

NE-Slovakia, High Tatras: vic. Starý Smokovec, 1300m asl., 28.06.2012

 

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Taken on June 28, 2012