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Hover Fly Syrphidae - Lapposyrphus lapponicus

Hover Fly Syrphidae - Lapposyrphus lapponicus
Mt Revelstoke NP, British Columbia, Canada
July 5, 2014
I don't know if it is possible to id this any further than Syrphini?

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Moved from Syrphini.

Sides of tergite five black a
Sides of tergite five black and frons markings rule out Eupeodes volucris. The frons not inflated rules out Scaeva. I think this is Lapposyrphus lapponicus... female

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

I think either Lapposyrphus l
I think either Lapposyrphus lapponicus or Eupeodes (Metasyrphus) - ruled out Dasysyrphus based on the shape of the abdominal maculae.

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Lapposyrphus
Eupeodes

Leaning towards Lapposyrphus based on the shape of the maculae, but not 100% sure.

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