No Common Name Syritta pipiens (Linnaeus, 1758)Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Syrphidae   >   Genus Syritta   

Status:

Introduced from Europe in the 1800s (BugGuide)

Where to find:

Larvae in wet decaying organic matter (manure, compost, silage). Stages of Syritta pipiens have been reported from cow and horse manure, from guinea pig manure and from human excrement. It has also been found in decayed and rotting tulip bulbs and in heaps of vegetable refuse. (BugGuide)

There are 72 records in the project database.

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Syritta pipiens in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/21/2017). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Syritta pipiens in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2015). Identification verified by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Syritta pipiens in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/23/2014). Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A Syritta pipiens in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/23/2014). Determined by Ken Wolgemuth and Ross Hill/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A male Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/2/2015). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A male Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/2/2015). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Syritta pipiens in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/14/2019). Determined by Ken Wolgemuth and Bill Dean via BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Syritta pipiens in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/13/2007). Determined by Ron Hemberger/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/14/2021). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Kent Co., Maryland (7/5/2021). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/4/2020). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/5/2020). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Kent Co., Maryland (7/5/2021). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/6/2020). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/31/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/19/2021). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2015). (c) treichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/3/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/16/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/22/2022). (c) A van den Beemt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by AvdB via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/26/2020). Verified by Bill Dean/BugGuide. Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/15/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/19/2021). (c) Jim Moore (Maryland), some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Moore (Maryland) via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/28/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/12/2021). (c) annagypsy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by annagypsy via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/7/2020). (c) Even Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Even Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/20/2020). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)

Syritta pipiens in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/3/2020). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)


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