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Toxomerus

Toxomerus
Everglades National Park, Dade County, Florida, USA
December 4, 2016
This was about T. marginatus size, but the markings looked a little different.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Unfortunately there are a lot of species in Florida that are unidentified at the moment, since many of the species are Neotropical rather than Nearctic in distribution :^(

The only Florida Toxomerus on BugGuide at *all* similar to this fly is this T. floralis, but even then the pattern is quite different, so this is probably a new Toxomerus for BugGuide!

I've looked/keyed through Thompson 1981 for Toxomerus in the West Indies and the closest match is to T. floralis; there's also some similarity to members of the arcifer group, but still no match there.

Do you have any other shots of any sort?

T. floralis

 
Sorry
This was the only shot I got - it was an active fly. Thanks very much for your explanation.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Interesting. I'll be interested in seeing where this one lands.

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