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Photo#1025658
Unknown Diptera on willow - Pyritis kincaidii

Unknown Diptera on willow - Pyritis kincaidii
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
April 7, 2011

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Unknown Diptera on willow - Pyritis kincaidii Unknown Diptera on willow - Pyritis kincaidii Unknown Diptera on willow - Pyritis kincaidii

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Not 100% sure about this - Microdon was also a possibility, but the antennae are far more consistent with Pyritis and I'm not 100% sure I even see the wing vein spur in Microdon in these photos.

 
That's terrific!
Thanks so much. This is a new species for us. I blew up one of the head shots and the antennae definitely match Pyritis on the key to Nearctic syrphids.

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