Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Diptera (True flies) ➔ Family Syrphidae (Hoverflies)

Chalcosyrphus (Xylotomima) femoratus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Synonyms and other combinations:

Musca femorata Linnaeus, 1758 | Chalcosyrphus curvipes (Loew, 1854) | Xylota curvipes Loew, 1854 |

  • Chalcosyrphus femoratus, male  10461
    Chalcosyrphus femoratus (Linnaeus, 1758)  Große Faulholzschwebfliege   
    Chalcosyrphus femoratus, male
    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald; 2022-05-15 12:54:16
    Image number: 10461
    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald
    2022-05-15 12:54:16

Chalcosyrphus femoratus belongs to the subfamily Eristalinae, tribe Milesiini.

References, further reading, links:
  1. M.C.D.Speight: Species Accounts of European Syrphidae (Diptera), Glasgow 2017, Syrph the Net, the database of European Syrphidae, vol. 97, 294 pp., Syrph the Net publications, Dublin.
  2. Speight, M.C.D. & Sarthou, J.-P.: StN keys for the identification of adult European Syrphidae (Diptera), Glasgow 2011/Clés StN pour la détermination des adultes des Syrphidae Européens (Diptères), Glasgow 2011. Syrph the Net, the database of European Syrphidae, Vol. 66, 120 pp, Syrph the Net publications, Dublin.
  3. Gerald Bothe: Bestimmungsschlüssel für die Schwebfliegen (Diptera, Syrphidae) Deutschlands und der Niederlande, DJN, 1984, ISBN 3-923376-07-3