Synonyms: Loew 1864
Ceria abbreviata, Cerioides abbreviata, Cerioides proxima
Psyche 1874-1877, Vol. 1: Proceedings of the Club, pg. 96.
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 1883, Vol. 20 by Williston.
United States National Museum, 1886, Vol. 31: Syrphidae by Williston, pp. 259 to 261.
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 1895, Vol. 22 by Townsend, pg. 54.
Ohio Biological Survey, 1913-15, Vol. 1: The Syrphidae of Ohio by Metcalf, pp. 74 to 98.
The Agricultural Experiment Station of the Colorado Agricultural College, 1922, Bulletin #269: A Contribution to our Knowledge of the Syrphidae of Colorado by Jones, pg. 40.
Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, between 1920 and 1923, Vol. 20: Syrphidae of Wisconsin by Fluke. Not Available. Sold in book form about $40 U.S.
Bulletin of the University of Kansas Science, 1925, Vol 15: Contributions to a Monograph of the Syrphidae (Diptera) from North of Mexico by Curran, pp. 24 to 42.
Psyche, 1924, Vol. 31 by Curran, pg. 228.
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1941, Vol. 78: New American Syrphidae by Curran, pp. 244.
Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1982, Vol. 84 #3: Larval Habitats and mate-seeking sites of Flower Flies by Maier, pg. 604.
Lectotype as Ceria abbreviata male by Loew, 1874. Type Locality: Florida. In the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, Cambridge, Mass. #436. Lectotype designated by Thompson, 1979. Photos.
Holotype as Cerioides proxima male by Curran, 1924. Type Locality: Guelph, Ontario, Jun 08, 1913. In Canadian National Collections, Ottawa, Ontario. #3467. No Photos