Menidon falcatus

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Menidon falcatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Flies
Suborder: Aschiza
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Microdontinae
Genus: Menidon
Species: M. falcatus
Binomial name
Menidon falcatus
(Williston, 1887)




Neotropical: Costa Rica, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras



  • Shannon, R.C. 1927. A review of the South American two-winged flies of the family Syrphidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 70(9)[2658], 34 p.
  • Thompson, C. 2007. Microdon falcatus Williston (Diptera : Syrphidae): A redescription, with lectotype designation and new synonyms. Entomological News 118(May 2007):283-291
  • Williston, S.W. 1887. Synopsis of the North American Syrphidae. Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. (1886) 31, xxx + 335 pp, 12 pls