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Photo#278767
small fly - Orthonevra - female

small fly - Orthonevra - Female
Red Rock Wildlife Area, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa, USA
May 23, 2009
Size: ~5 mm
On rock of cobbly beach of Lake Red Rock (reservoir).

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small fly - Orthonevra - female small fly - Orthonevra - female

Moved
Moved from Chrysogaster.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Chrysogaster sp.
Female.
Greetings

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Xenochaetina Species
Xenochaetina Species
Cannot narrow down

 
weird idea
*

 
Venation seems different to me


This looks much simpler.

I vaguely recall a syrphid with a thingy like that on its head.
If more comes back to me, I'll revisit this one. Pretty sure it's a syrphid, at any rate.

(Written a bit later) Check out Orthonevra. I'm less certain now, as these have the ornament, but typically more decorative eyes than yours. Hope you get an expert ID on this one, as it's an interesting find.

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