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Syrphidae, Saanich, BC - Merodon equestris

Syrphidae, Saanich, BC - Merodon equestris
Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
May 19, 2017

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Merodon equestris
Merodon equestris .......male
Rounded head, short white face and totally black legs and tarsi.

 
Thanks, Bill! Although I was
Thanks, Bill! Although I was disappointed to find out that these beautiful flies are a pest! ;)

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

province abbreviation is redundant, please correct

Resembles Merodon equestris
but I'm not certain of the ID

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