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Syrphid Fly - Exoprosopa pueblensis

Syrphid Fly - Exoprosopa pueblensis
Coronado NF - Madera Canyon, Pima County, Arizona, USA
September 15, 2007

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Moved from Exoprosopa.

ID Exoprosopa pueblensis
This is Exoprosopa pueblensis. In AZ, it has a faint banding to the wing, whereas in central Mexico (thus the name 'pueblensis'), the bands are dark chocolate brown. It is common in Madera Canyon.
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Moved
Looks like you have 3 different Exoprosopa species here.

Moved from Bee Flies.

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Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Bee Fly (Bombylidae)
Main difference between these "short tongued" Bombylids and similarly shaped bee-mimic Syrphids is wing venation.

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