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Photo#180670
Syrphid with intricate eye pattern - Orthonevra flukei - male

Syrphid with intricate eye pattern - Orthonevra flukei - Male
Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, Orange County, California, USA
May 4, 2008
Size: ~5mm
Found one - count them, one - by a creek. It perched on a blade of grass for a long time, flew to an adjacent blade, repeat, repeat, repeat. A nice photo opportunity!

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Syrphid with intricate eye pattern - Orthonevra flukei - male Syrphid with intricate eye pattern - Orthonevra flukei Syrphid with intricate eye pattern - Orthonevra flukei - male

Moved

Probably O. bellula
Probably Orthonevra bellula.

 
Thanks, John
For getting this and others to species, or at least, nearly so. (I'm assuming I should leave the post here.)

Moved
Moved from Orthonevra.

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