Blera eoa

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Blera eoa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Blera
Species: B. eoa
Binomial name
Blera eoa
(Stackelberg, 1928)

Blera eoa is a species of hoverflies normally associated with pine trees in Northern Sweden and Siberia. It is very similar to Blera fallax, except that its abdomen is all black.[1][2]

The larva, or rat-tailed maggot, normally develop in damp rot holes of felled or felled pine trees.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Van Veen, M.P. (2004). Hoverflies of Northwest Europe, Identification Keys to the Syrphidae (hardback). Utrecht: KNNV Publishing. p. 254. ISBN 90-5011-199-8.
  2. ^ Pettersson, Roger B.; Bartsch, Hans D. (2001). "Blera eoa (Stackelberg, 1928), en ny stubb-blomfluga för Europa (Diptera, Syrphidae)" (PDF Adobe Acrobat). Natur i Norr, Umeå (in Swedish). Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap. 20: 91–96.[permanent dead link]