Pterallastes thoracicus

Flower Fly / Hover Fly

Pterallastes thoracicus, Flower Fly in family Syrphidae


Family: Syrphidae

Subfamily: Eristalinae

Length: most often 13-14 mm


This Nearctic species is the only one in its genus. It can be found from Wisconsin to New York, and from Kansas to Georgia. Outside the deep South, it is most often encountered from May to October.




Insects of West Virginia