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Syrphid Fly - Syritta pipiens - female

Syrphid Fly - Syritta pipiens - Female
Lacey (near Olympia), Thurston County, Washington, USA
July 31, 2007

Moved from Frass.

Moved from ID Request.

Female Syritta pipiens!

Not an ID
I'm not that good with these, but have a look at Syritta pipiens and see what you think.

looks pretty good
For being "not that good", it looks pretty darned good for a match. :) I just wish I'd had a couple more shots to go off of. This was one of those one shot only bugs. :(

Thanks for the hand, John.

You're bound to see more
but they can really test your patience - dark in the air, hard to see, and not prone to pose. I find many on buckwheat.

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