Family Syrphidae - Flower Flies
of Goodwell and Texhoma
Texas County OK

by Kurt Schaefer

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Eupeodes pomus



Eupeodes americanus



Eupeodes volucris



Eupeodes perplexus



Sphaerophoria contigua



Allograpta obliqua



Toxomerus marginatus



Toxomerus politus



Pseudodoros clavatus



Ocyptamus fascipennis



Platycheirus quadratus



Paragus sp.



Myolepta strigilata



Myolepta cornellia



Copestylum mexicanum



Copestylum sp.



Copestylum marginatum



Copestylum vittatum



Syritta pipiens



Tropidia quadrata



Helophilus latifrons



Helophilus fasciatus



Lejops polygrammus



Lejops curvipes



Mallota bautias



Eristalinus aeneus



Eristalis tenax



Eristalis stipator



Eristalis dimidiatus



Palpada vinetorum



Palpada pusilla

A Tribute to Dr. Dan Shorter

Shorter, Daniel A. and W. A. Drew 1976, Syrphidae of Oklahoma (Diptera), Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 56: 75-94

Daniel A. Shorter and W. A. Drew, Syrphidae of Oklahoma is available as a pdf. file

Thanks to Don Arnold of the K.C. Emerson Entomology Museum at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK for allowing me to examine specimens.

AR (Arkansas) Syrphidae, by Herschel Raney

Links to Species Pages for the Field Guide to the Syrphidae of Ontario

**itis - Integrated Taxonomic Information System, names checked November, 2007

All images copyrighted by author, 2008

Email - kurts@ptsi.net