Taxon profile


Arctophila bombiformis (Fallén, 1810)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Syrphidae - flower flies »  genus Arctophila

Scientific synonyms

Arctophila bombiforme (Fallén, 1810)
Sericomyia bombiformis (Fallén, 1810)


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Intertaxon relationships

Batesian mimicry complex: Bombus lucorum (Linnaeus, 1761) - White-tailed Bumble Bee, Bombus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758) - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Similar species

Merodon equestris (Fabricius, 1794) - Narcissus Bulb Fly

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [65170]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Arctophila bombiforme (Fallen, 1810)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Sericomyia bombiformis (Fallén, 1810)]
Data retrieved on: 21 June 2016
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Arctophila bombiformis (Fallén, 1810)]

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