Key to the Genera of Nearctic Syrphidae
CJAI 23 August 23, 2013
doi:10.3752/cjai.2013.23

G.F.G. Miranda1,2*, A.D. Young1, M.M. Locke3,4, S.A. Marshall1, J.H. Skevington3,4, F.C. Thompson5

1 Insect Systematics Laboratory, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada. a.d.young@gmail.com; samarsha@uoguelph.ca
2 Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, AM, Brazil / Museu da Amazônia, Manaus, AM, Brazil. gilfgm@gmail.com.
3 Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada. michellemlocke@gmail.com; jhskevington@gmail.com.
4Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
5 Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, U.S.A. xelaalex@cox.net.
*Corresponding Author.

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Table 1. Genera and species recognized under Eristalinae.
Genus Subgenus Author, Year # of NE species
Alipumilio Shannon, 1927 1
Blera Billberg, 1820 16
Brachyopa Brachyopa Meigen, 1822 12
Brachyopa Hammerschmidtia Schummel, 1834 1
Brachypalpus Brachypalpus Macquart, 1834 1
Brachypalpus Crioprora Osten-Sacken, 1878 5
Callicera Panzer, 1809 3
Ceriana Rafinesque, 1815 6
Chalcosyrphus  Chalcosyrphus  Curran, 1925 2
Chalcosyrphus  Neplas Porter, 1927 1
Chalcosyrphus Xylotomina Shannon, 1926 19
Cheilosia Meigen, 1822 81
Chrysogaster Meigen, 1803 2
Chrysosyrphus Sedman, 1965 5
Copestylum Macquart, 1846 35
Criorhina Meigen, 1822 14
Cynorhinella Curran, 1922 2
Eristalinus Eristalodes Mik, 1897 1
Eristalinus Lathyrophthalmus Mik, 1897 1
Eristalis Eoseristalis Kanervo, 1938 19
Eristalis Eristalis Latreille, 1804 1
Eumerus Meigen, 1822 3
Ferdinandea Rondani, 1844 3
Hadromyia Chrysosomidia Curran, 1934 5
Hadromyia Hadromyia Williston, 1882 1
Helophilus Meigen, 1822 9
Hiatomyia Shannon, 1922 21
Lejops  Anasimyia Schiner, 1864 6
Lejops  Arctosyrphus Frey, 1918 1
Lejops  Asemosyrphus Bigot, 1882 1
Lejops  Eurimyia Bigot, 1883 1
Lejops  Lunomyia Curran & Fluke, 1926 1
Lejops  Polydontomyia Williston, 1896 1
Lejota Rondani, 1857 2
Lepidomyia Loew, 1864 1
Mallota Meigen, 1822 5
Merapioidus Bigot, 1879 1
Merodon Meigen, 1803 1
Meromacrus Rondani, 1848 5
Milesia Latreille, 1804 3
Monoceromyia Shannon, 1922 1
Myathropa Rondani, 1845 1
Myolepta Newman, 1838 7
Nausigaster Williston, 1884 8
Neoascia Neoascia Williston, 1887 3
Neoascia Neoasciella Stackelberg, 1965 4
Ornidia Lepeltier & Serville, 1828 1
Orthonevra Macquart, 1829 16
Palpada Macquart, 1834 11
Parhelophilus Girschner, 1897 10
Pelecocera Chamaesyrphus Mik, 1895 1
Pelecocera Pelecocera Meigen, 1822 2
Pocota Lepeltier & Serville, 1828 1
Polybiomyia Shannon, 1925 8
Psilota Meigen, 1822 3
Pterallastes Loew, 1863 1
Pyritis Hunter, 1897 1
Rhingia Scopoli, 1763 1
Sericomyia Meigen, 1803 17
Somula Macquart, 1847 2
Sphecomyia Latreille, 1829 8
Sphegina Asiosphegina Stackelberg, 1974 5
Sphegina Sphegina Meigen, 1822 16
Sphiximorpha Rondani, 1850 4
Spilomyia Meigen, 1803 11
Syritta Lepeltier & Serville, 1828 2
Temnostoma Lepeltier & Serville, 1828 8
Teuchocnemis Osten-Sacken, 1875 2
Tropidia Meigen, 1822 8
Volucella Geoffroy, 1762 3
Xylota Ameroxylota Hippa, 1978 1
Xylota  Sterphoides Hippa, 1978 4
Xylota  Xylota  Meigen, 1822 20
Total generic taxa     73
Total species   490

 

Table 2. Genera and species recognized under Microdontinae.
Genus Subgenus Author, Year # of NE species
Microdon Chymophila Gray, 1832 1
Microdon Microdon Meigen, 1803 25
Microdon Omegasyrphus Giglio-Tos, 1891 4
Mixogaster Macquart, 1842 3
Rhopalosyrphus   Giglio-Tos, 1891 1
Total generic taxa     5
Total species   34

 

Table 3. Genera and species recognized under Syrphinae.
Genus Subgenus Author, Year # of NE species
Allograpta Osten-Sacken, 1877 3
Baccha Fabricius, 1805 1
Chrysotoxum Meigen, 1803 13
Dasysyrphus Enderlein, 1938 13
Didea Macquart, 1834 2
Dideomima Vockeroth, 1969 1
Doros Meigen, 1803 1
Eosalpingogaster Hull, 1949 2
Epistrophella Dusek & Laska, 1967 1
Epistrophe Walker, 1852 6
Eupeodes  Eupeodes  Osten-Sacken, 1877 1
Eupeodes  Metasyrphus Matsumura, 1917 20
Fazia Shannon, 1927 1
Heringia Heringia Rondani, 1856 5
Heringia Neocnemodon Goffe, 1944 24
Hybobathus Enderlein, 1938 1
Lapposyrphus Dusek & Laska, 1967 2
Leucopodella Hull, 1949 1
Leucozona Ischyrosyrphus Bigot, 1882 2
Leucozona Leucozona Schiner, 1860 1
Megasyrphus Dusek & Laska, 1967 2
Melangyna Verrall, 1901 7
Melanostoma Schiner, 1860 1
Meligramma Frey, 1946 4
Meliscaeva Frey, 1946 1
Ocyptamus Macquart, 1834 10
Orphnabaccha Hull, 1949 2
Paragus  Pandasyopthalmus Stuckenberg, 1954 1
Paragus  Paragus  Latreille, 1804 7
Parasyrphus Matsumura, 1917 11
Pelecinobaccha Shannon, 1927 1
Pipiza Fallen, 1810 11
Platycheirus Lepeltier & Serville, 1828 73
Pseudoscaeva Vockeroth, 1969 1
Pseudodoros Becker, 1903 1
Salpingogaster Schiner, 1868 1
Scaeva Fabricius, 1805 1
Sphaerophoria Lepeltier & Serville, 1828 14
Syrphus Fabricius, 1775 14
Toxomerus Macquart, 1855 13
Trichopsomyia Williston, 1888 9
Xanthandrus Verrall, 1901 1
Xanthogramma   Schiner, 1860 1
Total generic taxa     43
Total species   288