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Syrphid Fly - Eupeodes volucris - male

Syrphid Fly - Eupeodes volucris - Male
Superior, Gila County, Arizona, USA
April 8, 2005
Any ideas as to an ID on this syrphid?

Male of Eupeodes volucris
Hello Bill,
A syrphid from the genus Eupeodes.
If you look at the end of the abdomen, with this elongated conical shape, it is clearly a male of Eupeodes volucris!
Gerard Pennards

A very belated 'Thanks!, Gera
A very belated 'Thanks!, Gerard, for all your help in these ID's.
Bill Johnson