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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

fly - Sphegina - female Bumble Bee Mimic - Hadromyia grandis - male Bee or Fly? - Copestylum haagii - male Unknown fly - Palpada albifrons Eristalis dimidiata - male Syrphid Fly - Eristalis anthophorina Fly 4 (Timothy Lake) - Cheilosia - male Syrphidae Temnostoma species - Temnostoma

odd fly - Microdon abditus Slug - Microdon Microdon sp - Microdon What Fly? - Microdon Syrphid? - Microdon Syrphid? - Microdon microdon - Microdon globosus 8014369 Microdon - Microdon

Allograpta, female - Allograpta obliqua - female Syrphid? - Pipiza Hover Fly? - Platycheirus Unknown syrphid - Allograpta obliqua small wasp - Sphaerophoria - female Maybe it's Melanostoma? - Platycheirus - female Pseudoscaeva diversifasciata - female Fly - Paragus haemorrhous

Flower fly larvae eating ant guarded aphids Syrphid ovipositing - female unid - syphid puparia syrphid Syrphid Pupa Syrphid larva Strange larva feeding on wintercress Found this wee little guy on my front porch & wondered what he is destined to become!