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Syrphid fly ID? - Toxomerus politus - female

Syrphid fly ID? - Toxomerus politus - Female
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
August 11, 2007
Size: ~5mm
I think this is Toxomerus Politus. Love the pattern and coloring on the abdomen. Looks like it was designed back in the 1970's :^P.... Ohhh, it's late, got to get some sleep!


Toxomerus politus confirmed
Nice job with the wing veins and blue accents. I believe the design predates the 1970s.

Thank you for the help! I moved it to the right page. Not too many images of this fly here.


A little jealous
I've IDed a third of them (well, there aren't very many) but haven't seen one myself. They seem to be eastern. Will have to keep my eyes peeled when in KS. Glad I could be of assistance.