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Sericomyiini

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Syrphidae
Rank  Tribe
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Diptera
Subfamily  Eristalinae
Sericomyiini
Similar  Bacchini, Syrphini, Paragini, Microdontinae, Melanogaster

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.

References

Sericomyiini Wikipedia


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