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Male, Myolepta cornellia?  - Myolepta cornellia - male

Male, Myolepta cornellia? - Myolepta cornellia - Male
Temporal Canyon, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
May 11, 2020
Coordinates: 31.609451, -110.790296
Elevation: 4,486 ft
Attracted to mercury vapor and ultraviolet lights
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Male, Myolepta cornellia?  - Myolepta cornellia - male Male, Myolepta cornellia?  - Myolepta cornellia - male Male, Myolepta cornellia?  - Myolepta cornellia - male Male, Myolepta cornellia?  - Myolepta cornellia - male

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

In Fluke and Weems 1956 this
In Fluke and Weems 1956 this keys out to M. aurinota (scale like hairs on head/thorax; mesonotal pile even; abdomen with scale-like pile; scutellum rounded apically; face black with silver pubescence/SW USA).

Martin has generally synonymized aurinota with cornellia here:

https://bugguide.net/node/view/266066

so I will place it there. Beautiful shots!

 
Thank you Kelsey!
I appreciate your kind comment and sharing your insights.

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