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Family Syrphidae-Syrphid Flies - Eristalis dimidiata - female

Family Syrphidae-Syrphid Flies - Eristalis dimidiata - Female
Skidaway Island/Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
November 25, 2020
Syrphidae family fly nectaring Asteraceae- Leopard Plant (Farfugium japonicum).

I believe it is a female Black-shouldered Drone Fly (Eristalis dimidiata)? ID please?

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Family Syrphidae-Syrphid Flies - Eristalis dimidiata - female Family Syrphidae-Syrphid Flies - Eristalis dimidiata - female Family Syrphidae-Syrphid Flies - Eristalis dimidiata - female Family Syrphidae-Syrphid Flies - Eristalis dimidiata - female

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Moved from Syrphid Flies.

 
Ken- many thanks for that rap
Ken- many thanks for that rapid response with the identification, Syrphidae-Black-shouldered Drone Fly (Eristalis dimidiata)!

Yes; Eristalis dimidiata ...
Yes; Eristalis dimidiata ... female.

 
Ken- many thanks for the ID c
Bill- many thanks for the ID confirmation.

The Asteraceae- Leopard Plant (Farfugium japonicum) is a magnet for the pollinators, especially members of the Syrphidae family.

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