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Syrphid on False Spiraea - Spilomyia alcimus - male

Syrphid on False Spiraea - Spilomyia alcimus - Male
Beavercreek, Greene County, Ohio, USA
June 24, 2018
Possibly Spilomyia alcimus? Photographed on Sorbaria sorbifolia - Ural False Spiraea in flower.

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Syrphid on False Spiraea - Spilomyia alcimus - male Syrphid on False Spiraea - Spilomyia alcimus - male

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Yes - the other option (which might be synonymized with alcimus anyhow) is texana, but it has a yellow patch just above the foreleg (in the propleuron):



while in alcimus this is black:



as it is in your fly.

 
Thank you
for the ID, Kelsey. Is this one male?

 
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(female, wide eye separation)

(male, eyes touching in front)

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