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Glossy bee - Eupeodes

Glossy bee - Eupeodes
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
October 9, 2019
Size: 1/2 inch
May be associated with milkweed, though it might have just been a coincidence finding him there

Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Eupeodes americanus/pomus gro
Eupeodes americanus/pomus group .... female

Moved from ID Request.

Eupeodes, maybe Bill can tell us which. She may have been laying eggs on the milkweed if there were aphids on it as well, or alternately may have been nectaring if it's still in bloom.

Hover Fly?
Looks like a fly in the Syrphidae.

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