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Tachinid? - Merodon equestris

Tachinid? - Merodon equestris
Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
June 16, 2020
Size: Approx 1 cm
Another guess at id. Thanks for your help.

Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved from ID Request.

Merodon equestris female?
Is it possible that this is a Merodon equestris female? I just came across some photos that indicate that the black bar across the body indicates a female. Thanks very much for the help.

Merodon equestris … male
Merodon equestris … male (eyes touching on frons).
Black posterior half on thoracic dorsum found in both sexes....

Well - good to know! Thanks v
Well - good to know! Thanks very much for the id.