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Unknown Syrphidae - Sphiximorpha willistoni - female

Unknown Syrphidae - Sphiximorpha willistoni - Female
7.5mi N of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas, USA
April 28, 2017
Size: 13mm
Flight intercept trap in riparian forest along the West Branch of the Walnut River
The green bands on the abdomen seem unique.

Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved from ID Request.


Like this one: (eastern)
Sphiximorpha willistoni: ♀ We still have two of the species un-posted. Let's wait for an expert.

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