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Fly on Navajo daisy flower head - Copestylum avidum - male

Fly on Navajo daisy flower head - Copestylum avidum - Male
Doeskin Ranch, Burnet County, Texas, USA
April 8, 2016
The flower head is that of a Navajo daisy, Thelesperma simplicifolium. The insect wasn't bothered by my close approach with the camera.

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Male - Copestylum avidum
Note, similar species have slightly different wing markings. The eyes meet at the top of the head. = ♂
The range includes Texas. Good Luck!

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