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Eupeodes, right? Wrong - Syrphus opinator - male

Eupeodes, right? Wrong - Syrphus opinator - Male
Riley Wilderness Park, Coto De Caza, Orange County, California, USA
March 29, 2007
Hope you're there, Gerard. I'm thinking Eupeodes because of your ID on this post, where you reference shine and margin on abdomen. Have I finally got it right?

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Eupeodes, right? Wrong - Syrphus opinator - male Eupeodes, right? Wrong - Syrphus opinator - male Eupeodes, right? Wrong - Syrphus opinator - male Eupeodes, right? Wrong - Syrphus opinator - male Eupeodes, right? Wrong  - Syrphus opinator - male

Moved
Moved from Syrphus.

Moved
Moved from Syrphini.

I Agree
With Martin, it's a male Syrphus....
Sorry Ron :-))
Greetings

 
Thanks, Gerard.
For calling this to my attention and for providing a solid ID.

I have the feeling that it mi
I have the feeling that it might be genus Syrphus, but it is very difficult to identify those genera just from the picture.. If you have them under the microscope, it is much easier..

 
Thanks, Martin
I realize these are tricky. Myself, I'm inclined to go with feelings, but will probably err on the conservative side with this post.

Thanks again!

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