Maximum likelihood tree of Merodon natans species group based on COI gene sequence analysis. Bootstrap values ≥ 50 are presented near nodes. Coloured sections indicate different Merodon lineages (yellow – aureus lineage, light green – desuturinus lineage, dark green – albifrons lineage, blue – avidus lineage, purple – natans lineage).

  Part of: Vujić A, Tot T, Andrić A, Ačanski J, Šašić Zorić L, Pérez-Bañón C, Aracil A, Veselić S, Arok M, Mengual X, van Eck A, Rojo S, Radenković S (2021) Review of the Merodon natans group with description of a new species, a key to the adults of known species of the natans lineage and first descriptions of some preimaginal stages. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 79: 343-378.