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Is this a Laphria index ? - Laphria

Is this a Laphria index ? - Laphria
McClaughry Springs Forest Preserve, Cook County, Illinois, USA
June 4, 2017
Size: 15mm
I'm pretty sure that its a Laphria index ,but since this is the first time to have seen one need conformation . Found in oak forest by stream

Moved from Robber Flies.

Male - Bee-like Robber Fly
This looks like some in the Laphria sericea complex. I recommend that you start at the genus level and wait for an expert.


Moved from ID Request.

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