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Photo#1207508
Syrphid Bee mimic - Mallota bautias

Syrphid Bee mimic - Mallota bautias
Newton, Baker County, Georgia, USA
March 17, 2016
Size: 11-12mm
Found on the inside of screen porch; put in a glass jar and refrigerated for a few minutes to get better shots

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Syrphid Bee mimic - Mallota bautias Syrphid Bee mimic - Mallota bautias

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Moved from Mallota posticata.

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Moved from ID Request.

Eyes distinctly haired; in M. bautias they are bare.

 
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Thanks a lot Kelsey!

 
Looks like it was dust on the
Looks like it was dust on the eyes and not hairs; my bad!

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It looks like this is likely the same species in my opinion but I am unsure of what key diagnostic features to look for. Thanks John!

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