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Can it go any further than pretty  Syrphid Fly? - Syrphus - male

Can it go any further than pretty Syrphid Fly? - Syrphus - Male
Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
October 26, 2008

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Male Syrphus sp.
Greetings

Well
it's a male. Eupeodes maybe. Maybe Ron can give you a closer ID.

 
These are usually placed in tribe Syrphini
It's one of a group of syrphids that I call "evil twins", that is, either Eupeodes or Syrphus in this instance. They range from hard to impossible to ID finer, unless Gerard can sort this one out. (Boy, what a bunch of buck passing on this ID. LOL!)

 
Maybe, Ron
but at least it always gets passed to the wiser head.

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