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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Metallic Syrphid? - Eristalinus aeneus Syrphid Reality Check #1: Palpada mexicana? - Palpada mexicana Syrphid Fly - Ceriana abbreviata Fly - Somula decora strange bug??? Helophilus Syrphid - Merodon equestris Eristalis transversa in wildflower meadow - Eristalis transversa - female

fly - Laetodon laetus odd fly - Microdon abditus Syrphid Fly - Microdon Larvae ? - Microdon Another microdon? - Microdon What Fly? - Microdon Mating Flies ? - male - female fairly small squat Fly - Microdon? - Microdon

Very small fly to ID if poss. - Platycheirus - male Hover Fly on roses - Allograpta Syrphid Fly  - Sphaerophoria contigua - female One for PA - Allograpta - male Pseudodoros clavatus? - Dioprosopa clavata - male Syrphid Fly - Melanostoma mellinum Caterpillar Bird Hover Fly - Eupeodes volucris - male

Flower fly larvae eating ant guarded aphids Unknown larva 2 - Red-Wiggler worm colony larva ? caterpiller caterpiller Larva Larva