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Photo#138856
Syrphid Fly? - Eristalis transversa - male

Syrphid Fly? - Eristalis transversa - Male
Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve, Lake County, Illinois, USA
August 22, 2007

Moved
Moved from Palpada.

Moved
Moved from Syrphus.

 
Syrphid,
Hi Martin,
This gorgeous pic is sitting in genus Palpada. Isn't this a Transverse Flower Fly - Eristalis transversa? If incorrect, please explain what makes it Palpada. Thanks in advance, Sandy S.

 
Uuuhhhhppssss
This is indeed E. transversa

 
Syrphid ID
Thanks Martin, Last year you helped me with some of the syrphids, and were a good teacher:-) Sandy

 
thanks martin!
thanks martin!

 
The third time's the charm
:-)


Pretty sure it's Eristalis
Possibly Drone Fly (Eristalis tenax)

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