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Syrphid? - Brachypalpus oarus - female

Syrphid? - Brachypalpus oarus - Female
Harms Woods Forest Preserve, Glenview, Cook County, Illinois, USA
April 29, 2007
Size: ~12mm
We found this fly sunning himself on the south side of a tree. Don't know which picture is better for getting the ID. If this can be identified please also indicate which image to keep and which one to frass.

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Syrphid? - Brachypalpus oarus - female Syrphid? - Brachypalpus oarus - female

Moved
Moved from Brachypalpus.

Myolepta perhaps?
Myolepta perhaps?

 
Brachypalpus
My first thought was Brachypalpus oarus or something similar, but anyhow at least we are in the same subfamily.

 
B. oarus
This is indeed Brachypalpus oarus. The metallic scutum pattern is characteristic.

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