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Syrphus ribesii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Syrphinae
Tribe: Syrphini

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The Syrphini are a tribe of hoverflies.

List of genera[edit]

Relationships within this tribe were investigated by analysing and comparing genetic data.[1] Results seem to show the members of Syrphini fall into several smaller groups or clades.


  1. ^ Ximo Mengual; Gunilla Ståhls; Santos Rojo (2008). "First phylogeny of predatory flower flies (Diptera, Syrphidae, Syrphinae) using mitochondrial COI and nuclear 28S rRNA genes: conflict and congruence with the current tribal classification" (PDF). Cladistics. 24: 543–562. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2008.00200.x. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  2. ^ a b c Smith, Kenneth G.V.; Vockeroth, J.R. (1980). Crosskey, R.W., ed. Catalogue of the Diptera of the Afrotropical Region (Print). London: British museum (Natural History). pp. 1– 1436. ISBN 0565 00821 8.