Paragus pecchiolii

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Paragus pecchiolii
Syrphidae - Paragus pecchiolii-1.jpg
Paragus pecchiolii, dorsal view
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Paragus
Species: P. pecchiolii
Binomial name
Paragus pecchiolii
Róndani, 1857
  • Paragus tarsatus Rondani
  • Paragus majoranae Rondani, 1857

Paragus pecchiolii is a species of hoverfly. [1]

Female of Paragus pecchiolii


Paragus pecchiolii can reach a length of 5.5–6.5 millimetres (0.22–0.26 in). This species shows a black thorax with two dusty stripes and a scutellum with yellow apex. Abdominal tergites are black, with distinct silvery hairy stripes, often reddish along lateral margins. Legs are yellow.[2]


This species is present in most of Europe, in the Near East and in North Africa.[3]


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