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Any idea what this assassin bug nymph is eating?  What kind of fly/wasp it is?

Any idea what this assassin bug nymph is eating? What kind of fly/wasp it is?
Garland, Dallas County, Texas, USA
September 9, 2016
This was happening under a milkweed leaf in my yard. In the morning. I know the nymph is a Zelus renardii but no idea on the prey that is being eaten.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Syrphid, I reckon
Maybe something in this neighborhood:


 
I agree
Wish I had gotten a photo of the other side of the fly to check for those stripes but that might be exactly what it is, they are found here in September. Thanks for putting it in the ballpark. now I know fly, not wasp.

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