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Orange-bodied fly - Laphria - female

Orange-bodied fly - Laphria - Female
Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
June 24, 2008
Size: Approx. 1 1/4 "
Observed mid-morning in field by small stream.

Moved from / aktis complex.


Robber Fly - Laphria
This is a Robber Fly in the genus Laphria. I believe it is Laphria sericea or L. atkis which can't be told apart from images. More info here.