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Syrphidae - which? - Syrphus - male

Syrphidae - which? - Syrphus - Male
Minto, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada
July 18, 2017
Size: 8 - 10 mm
I think its Epistrophe grossulariae but maybe Syrphus torvus ... ? Eyes touch - male I think.

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Syrphidae - which? - Syrphus - male Syrphidae - which? - Syrphus - male

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Syrphus
Maybe Syrphus vitripennis .... male but safe in Syrphus.
Syrphus torvus has hairs on the eyes ( more noticeable in males) and Epistrophe grossulariae has the yellow markings overlapping side margins of abdomen without narrowing before they do and Epistrophe grossulariae has the last tarsal segment on middle and front leg dark, contrasting with the other tarsi and also the antennae are totally black.

 
Thanks again Billy Dean!
Tough little fellows to ID I see even for knowledgeable people. Thanks much for the tips and ID points of these hoverflies. Much appreciated!

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