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Fly from Adirondacks - Physocephala furcillata - male

Fly from Adirondacks - Physocephala furcillata - Male
Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New York, USA
July 18, 2004
Probably Physocephala.
On common milkweed, with pollinia hanging from its front leg.

Moved

furcillata
The hyaline discal and costal cells and black scutellem, and the short 1st antennal segment clinch the ID here for P. furcillata. The thin white humeral dashes are consistent with that species (though they're usually smaller). White pollinose tergites here are unusual/interesting.

Physocephala
From position of crossvein r-m vis-a-vis discal cell.

Moved
Moved from Conopinae.

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