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Narcissus bulb fly
Narcissus bulb fly


Merodon equestris
Merodon equestris
Hoverfly - Merodon equestris
Hoverfly - Merodon equestris

Merodon equestris
Subspecies1
Common namesNarcissus bulb fly, Greater Bulb-Fly, Large Bulb Fly
German namesNarzissenfliege, Gemeine Narzissenschwebfliege, Narzissenschwebfliege, Gem. Narzissenschwebfliege, Große Narzissenfliege
Dutch namesGrote Narcisvlieg
Danish namesStor narcisflue
Finnish namesNarsissikärpänen
Swedish namesBred narcissblomfluga
AuthorJohann Christian Fabricius, 1794
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire)), North England (Northwest England (Cheshire))))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), West Europe (France, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), Central Europe (Poland, Czech Republic)
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Japan, Korea (South Korea)))
Caucasus
Russia
Oceania
Polynesia
New Zealand
America
North America
Canada (Ontario), USA (Virginia)


Ecozones: Nearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Merodon constans   Sicily
CountriesBelgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, USA, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesMerodon equestris in itis.gov
Merodon equestris in dyntaxa.se
Merodon equestris in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Narcissus bulb fly
2. Merodon equestris
3. Hoverfly - Merodon equestris
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderBrachycera
Short-horned flies, Muscoid flies, Circular-seamed flies, Flies
InfraorderMuscomorpha
SectionAschiza
SuperfamilySyrphoidea
FamilySyrphidae
Rat-tailed Maggots, Hoverflies, Hover flies, Drone flies, Flower flies, Syrphid flies
SubfamilyEristalinae
TribeMerodontini
GenusMerodon
Narcissus bulb fly
Speciesequestris
Merodon equestris
Narcissus bulb fly, Greater Bulb-Fly, Large Bulb Fly
AuthorFabricius, 1794
 
Synonyms
Eristalis ferrugineus
Eristalis narcissi
Lampetia equestris bulborum
Lampetia equestris nobilis
Merodon bulborum
Merodon constans
Merodon equestris bulborum
Merodon equestris nobilis
Merodon narcissi
Merodon nigrithorax
Merodon nobilis
Merodon transversalis
Merodon tuberculatus
Merodon validus
Musca bombyliformis
Syrphus equestris
Syrphus flavicans
 
Subspecies
Merodon equestris validus
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Keywords
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