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Fly ID Request - Helophilus

Fly ID Request - Helophilus
Herring Run Park, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA
April 21, 2009

The lengthwise stripes on the
The lengthwise stripes on the thorax make me think Helophilus, which is a genus in syrphidae. Maybe someone else can say for sure whether there are other flies with that feature.

 
Good call, John.
It's the sun lovin' syrphid.

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