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Syrphid Fly - Ceriana abbreviata - female

Syrphid Fly - Ceriana abbreviata - Female
Salt Lick Point Land & Water Reserve, Monroe County, Illinois, USA
May 9, 2009

Nice pic! It is a Ceriana, ma
Nice pic! It is a Ceriana, maybe abbreviata. Sphiximorpha has the antenna directly on the head, while Ceriana has a tube like structure on which the antenna are sitting... This is to make short Diptera antennae making look like long wasp antennae...

 
thanks Martin
thanks Martin

Moved
Moved from Sphiximorpha.

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