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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Thread-waisted Syrphid - Sphegina Syrphid Fly - Spilomyia sayi 60027261 Chelosia - Cheilosia - male Syrphidae? Eumerus? - Hiatomyia Another Syrphid (Copestylum) - different individual - Copestylum vittatum Unknown colorfull fly - Helophilus Fly - Eristalinus aeneus - male Orthonevra nitida - male

Syrphid Fly - Microdon Microdon ? - Microdon large metallic fly - Microdon fulgens Microdon larva - Microdon Syrphid Fly - Rhopalosyrphus ramulorum - male Hover Fly - Rhopalosyrphus ramulorum - male Unknown Syrphid  - Microdon Bee-like fly mimic - Microdon

Syrphid fly? - Toxomerus geminatus - male Platycheirus obscurus? - Platycheirus - female Flower Fly - Eupeodes latifasciatus Tundra fly - Parasyrphus tarsatus - male TN_Diptera-sp1 - Toxomerus politus Hover fly larva? Fly ID help - Platycheirus Male Scaeva from east side of Sierra Nevada - Scaeva pyrastri - male

Syrphid larvae?? spiky larva Larva Beige Pupa Beige Pupa Syrphid (hoverfly) pupa? Caterpillar Syrphidae, lichen mimic