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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Syrphid Fly - Eristalis transversa Myolepta varipes Lejops Syritta pipiens - male Data pt for New Brunswick for September - Eristalis flavipes Fly 270A 0185 &0197 & 0199 - Copestylum vittatum flower fly – Eristalis arbustorum? - Eristalis arbustorum Fly Mimic - Eristalis transversa - male

Fly with forked antennae - Microdon syrphid larva - Microdon 8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis Bees ? - Microdon Microdon Bee-like fly mimic - Microdon Something on goldenrod - Laetodon Laetodon laetus?  - Laetodon

?? - Ocyptamus fuscipennis Syrphid Flies Eupeodes subgenus Metasyrphus - Eupeodes Syrphus? - Syrphus Syrphid? - Scaeva affinis - male Margined Callographer - Toxomerus marginatus Syrphid fly? - Chrysotoxum - female Western Band-winged Hover Fly (Ocyptamus lemur) - Ocyptamus lemur - female Syrphus - Epistrophe grossulariae

unid - syphid puparia ? Syrphid Fly Larva Caterpillar Toxomerus geminatus pupa? Unknown Syrphidae, larva larva041818