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Life on an Apple, Syrphidae - Helophilus

Life on an Apple, Syrphidae - Helophilus
100 Acre Wood, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
October 8, 2017

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Helophilus
Helophilus

 
Thank you.
I am embarrassed at how much time I spent trying to figure it out.

 
The stripes on the thorax poi
The stripes on the thorax point to Helophilina. Parhelophilus is similar to Helophilus but the pterostigma is small and distinct and has a band on hind tibia. This is a female and most probably Helophilus fasciatus.

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