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Wasp or Fly?  - Somula decora

Wasp or Fly? - Somula decora
Fillmore, Andrew County, Missouri, USA
May 25, 2009
Size: 3/4 inch
This gorgeous insect was flying around in and near some timber. At first I thought it was a wasp, possibly a hornet; not sure now, maybe a fly? Possible yellow jacket mimic? any ideas?

Moved
Moved from Somula.

This is Somula decora
This is Somula decora

fly
i think Somula decora (Syrphidae)... in the genus anyway.

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