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 Chalcosyrphus ? - Chalcosyrphus nemorum - male

Chalcosyrphus ? - Chalcosyrphus nemorum - Male
Langley, British Columbia, Canada
July 25, 2015
Notice unique hind legs. It kept landing on my jeans.

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 Chalcosyrphus ? - Chalcosyrphus nemorum - male Unknown Fly - Chalcosyrphus nemorum - male

Moved tentatively
Moved from Xylotina.

This is safe in Xylotina. I
This is safe in Xylotina.
I think it is Chalcosyrphus nemorum.

Moved from ID Request.

Likely Chalcosyrphus, but some Xylota have very similar markings and can be difficult to diagnose.


That's really what I think it is! Thank you!

Others may be able to tell you more.

You :)

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