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What kind of fly is this? - Helophilus fasciatus - male

What kind of fly is this? - Helophilus fasciatus - Male
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
March 3, 2016
I found this fly in a leaf in a lake side forest in the morning, March 3rd. I thought it was a Transverse Flower Fly (Eristalis transversa)but the vertical stripes are different. I assume it is a female due to eye placement?

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Helophilus. I`m pretty certa
Helophilus.
I`m pretty certain this is Helophilus fasciatus.
In Helophilus both sexes have the eyes separated. This is a male where the eyes inner margin is parallel before widening abruptly. The females eyes are more widely spaced and slowly widening, not abruptly.

 
Updated the gender
Thanks for the correction on gender.

You have the family right
Syrphidae. Helophilus have longitudinal stripes on the thorax, but I think there's another, related genus that does, as well.

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