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Photo#1250373
fly - Brachypalpus femorata

fly - Brachypalpus femorata
Green Mountain Falls (38.934527° -105.027672° E8100’), Teller County, Colorado, USA
July 3, 2016
Montane Douglas Fir-pine-aspen forest.

Moved
Moved from subgenus Crioprora.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

 
subgenus ID
Unfortunately, I was unable to obtainphotographs from another angle that might aid in identifying this individual to species. Thanks for the ID and information.

Moved

Makes us think rather of Syrphidae
maybe something like

one of the diptera specialists should be able to be more certain

 
moved
I moved the pic to diptera. After looking at a few hundred Syrphidae, I realized the eyes are rather different. I've not found a match in Syrphidae, but still looking. thanks

 
thanks for the lead
Will search through the Syrphidae photos for a match.

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