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Photo#219975
Fly (Diptera) - have no idea what family - Geron

Fly (Diptera) - have no idea what family - Geron
China Camp State Park, Marin County, California, USA
August 30, 2008

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Moved from Geron.

Geron

 
Thanks for the ID information . . .
Heidi:
Thanks so much for the ID information and help with regards to this insect being in the Bee Fly family Geron. I checked out the references in your embedded link (from Joel Kits):
"Distinctive characteristics of this genus are the humpbacked appearance, the conical shape of the abdomen, long antennae with a tapered 3rd segment, and the wing venation"
My only question: is it really a "long antennae" or is it a proboscis? Otherwise, it seems to fit with what I have photographed!
Thanks again,
Scott

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