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soldier fly - Odontomyia cincta - female

soldier fly - Odontomyia cincta - Female
Warsaw, Ontario, Canada
June 29, 2008
Size: 3/4" long
never seen one of these before. Is it a bee or wasp?
Yikes - what was I thinking - of course it's a fly
thank you!

Moved from Hedriodiscus.

Stratiomyidae: Odontomyia cincta
This is a strat, but it is Odontomyia cincta

a soldier fly [Stratiomyidae; maybe Hedriodiscus]

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