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Pipizella Rondani, 1856 (a genus of hoverflies)

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Suggested Literature

Identification Works

van Steenis, J. & Lucas, J.A.W., 2011 Revision of the West-Palaearctic species of Pipizella Rondani, 1856 (Diptera, Syrphidae)

Pipizella may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
BRACHYCERA
(short-horned flies)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
Aschiza
(hover, drone, big-headed, scuttle, flat-footed, big-footed & pointed-wing flies)
SYRPHIDAE
(hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Pipizella is associated with:

larva Aphidoidea - aphids (Hemiptera) larva is predator of ant-attended, root-feeding Rotheray, G.E., 1993
larva Apiaceae - umbellifers (Apiales) larva is associated with aphid-infested root Rotheray, G.E., 1993

There may be more taxa associated with Pipizella listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
SYRPHIDAE
(hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)

Associated with Pipizella:

aphidivorous larva (root-dwelling) root-dwelling aphidivorous larva is parasitoid host of larva Sussaba erigator - a diplazontine ichneumon (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) Fitton, M.G. & Rotheray, M.E., 1982

Pipizella may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
SYRPHIDAE
(hover flies, drone flies, flower flies, hoverfly)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Fitton, M.G. & Rotheray, M.E., 1982 A key to the European genera of Diplazontine ichneumon-flies with notes on the British fauna
Rotheray, G.E., 1993 Colour Guide to Hoverfly Larvae (Diptera, Syrphidae) in Britain and Europe
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