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Eumerus feae (female)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Eristalinae
Tribe: Eumerini

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The Eumerini[1] is a tribe of hoverflies. The breeding habits of this group varies: larvae of the genera Merodon and Eumerus tunnel into plant bulbs while larvae of Psilota have been found in sap runs.

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  2. ^ Johnson, Charles W. (1898). "Diptera collected by Dr. A. Donaldson Smith in Somaliland, eastern Africa". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 50: 157–164. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  3. ^ Doczkal, Dieter; Radenković, Snežana; Lyneborg, Leif; Pape, Thomas (2016). "Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical genus Megatrigon Johnson, 1898 (Diptera: Syrphidae)". European Journal of Taxonomy. 238: 1–36. ISSN 2118-9773. Retrieved 21 October 2016.