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Syrphidae Family-Syrphid Fly Larva ID please

Syrphidae Family-Syrphid Fly Larva ID please
Skidaway Island, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
July 15, 2015
This larva on Asclepias incarnata, Swamp Milkweed. I have observed it before on Asclepias curassavica eating Oleander Aphids. I believe it may be of the Syrphidae family, possibly (Pseudodoros clavatus) as I have photographed the adult on various Milkweed Species near the aphids.

This is a follow up as I located a BugGuide submission of mine, 9/28/2011 submission of a very similar larva which Contributing Editor Tum Hauser identified the photograph # 581989 as Dioprosopa clavata. I believe it is either of these two species.ID please?

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Syrphidae Family-Syrphid Fly Larva ID please Syrphidae Family-Syrphid Fly Larva ID please Syrphidae Family-Syrphid Fly Larva ID please

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

To get a species ID, I suspect you'd need to rear one.

 
Ken- Thanks, that is a good i
Ken- Thanks, that is a good idea.

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