Tropidia (fly)

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Tropidia
Tropidia scita1.jpg
Tropidia scita male
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Eristalinae
Tribe: Milesiini
Genus: Tropidia
Meigen, 1822 [1]
Type species
Eristalis milesiformis
Fallén, 1817 [2]
Synonyms

Tropidia is a genus hoverflies, from the family Syrphidae, in the order Diptera. [8] [9] [10]

Species

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