Eristalinus barclayi

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Eristalinus barclayi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Eristalinus
Species: E. barclayi
Binomial name
Eristalinus barclayi
Bezzi, 1915

Eristalinus barclayi is a species of African hoverfly found in Malawi. At 15 millimetres (0.59 in) long it is a fairly large hoverfly species. It resembles the widespread Eristalinus taeniops in its striped eyes but differs in having a strongly marked striped thorax.[1]


  1. ^ Bezzi, Mario (1915). "The Syrphidae of the Ethiopian region based on material in the collection of the British Museum (Natural history) : with the descriptions of new genera and species". British Museum (Natural History).