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Unidentified insect near Encampment, WY May 2015 - Myopa vicaria

Unidentified insect near Encampment, WY May 2015 - Myopa vicaria
Encampment, Carbon County, Wyoming, USA
May 25, 2015
Size: about 1/4 inch long
In sagebrush site near the top of a hill at about 8200 feet elevation. Time of day was early afternoon. Insect was clinging to the face of a native, low-growing early wildflower, Tetraneuris acaulis. Windy, cool, overcast conditions appear to have made it sluggish.

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Unidentified insect near Encampment, WY May 2015 - Myopa vicaria Unidentified insect near Encampment, WY May 2015 - Myopa vicaria

Moved
Moved from Myopa.

Keys to M. vicaria in Camras(1) and in Banks.

First posterior cell open; cross-veins clouded; fringe of white hairs on lower edge of face; red spots on face (rather than black spots of willistoni).

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Myopa…
See reference here.

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