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Syrphid larva ? - Eupeodes

Syrphid larva ? - Eupeodes
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
May 18, 2003
Noticed while photographing aphids, the pointey end is where the aphids went in.

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Syrphid larva ? - Eupeodes Syrphid larva ? #2 - Eupeodes


This looks to me like [thumb:
This looks to me like , but I'm not an expert, and maybe there are look-alikes. But the black "stubble" in the close-ups seems to match.

See especially this image:

seems to be an appropriate choice.
A number of adults of this genus are common at this local.
Appreciate to suggestion.


Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Compare your images to some I took that were identified as being a syrphid maggot.

Syrphid it shall be.
I tried to locate puparium without success. It would have been nice to rear the adults for ID. Maybe this year.

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