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Triunfo Creek Park (Pentachaeta Trail), Los Angeles County, California, USA
July 16, 2015
I've seen so many weird family examples recently that I don't even know if this is Stratiomyide, Bombyliidae, Syrphidae or what.

hope an expert finds enough evidence here for a genus id
Moved from ID Request.

Same genus as this one, I expect
if not species:

looks asiloid; Therevidae? any other angles?

No, took off after this picture
Can see that it resembles that family i.e.

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