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fly (?) on cilantro - Sphaerophoria

fly (?) on cilantro - Sphaerophoria
Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
June 29, 2008
Size: 1 cm

Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved from Flies.

Why not move to genus?

Just went through 25 pages of images on
the Diptera page, tagged all of those that were Syrphids and moved them to the Syrphidae page. If time permits, may get back to the Syrphidae page and move some of those.

By the way, Ron, we think it's time for you to bite the bullet and ask John VanDyk to make you an editor. We could use all the help we can get moving images to the correct guide pages. Please give it some thought.

You answered a question I asked elsewhere.
I will not be an editor. It's too much like the job I retired from.

Syrphid, aka flower fly, aka hover fly
Genus is Sphaerophoria

(This is likely a different species, however.)

Oh, and welcome to Bug Guide. You gotta love those syrphids!

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