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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Eristalis larva Fly Looking Like A Bee - Merodon equestris - male Mulch fly - Xylota - male Unknown Fly - Eristalis interrupta Q Fly 6 - Eristalis dimidiata - male Syrphid Fly - Eristalis anthophorina - male Syrphid - Chalcosyrphus piger Helophilus obscurus

Microdon Syrphid Fly - Microdon tristis Microdon - Microdon manitobensis 8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis Larva in ant nest. - Microdon Microdon tristis in Fundy National Park? - Microdon Microdon Unknown Syrphid  - Microdon

syrphid fly - Platycheirus Hover fly - Eupeodes volucris Is this a Syrphid fly larva? If so, which one? i see 2 wings - Sphaerophoria contigua - male Flower fly - Dioprosopa clavata - male Syrphid - Meliscaeva cinctella Eupeodes sp. ? - Eupeodes Fly - Paragus

Green Lacewing Larvae ID please early instar caterpillar? Sawfly larva on grass?  Larva - Lepidoptera?-2 (2 of 2) Syrphid fly larvae on fennel Unidentified Caterpillar Syrphid (hoverfly) pupa?