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Photo#281327
Microdon

Microdon
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
May 29, 2009
Size: 7-8 mm

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Microdon Microdon

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

???
Those antennae look more Stratiomyid than Syrphid. Maybe we should move this to Diptera.
Jerry, are you sure that they are both the same specimen? The leg coloration is so different! Also one appears to be a little leaner and longer than the other.

 
nope, definitely a syrphid
in the Microdontinae. you can see a dorsal arista on the other photo (rare in strats), and this venation is never found in strats.

syrphidae
not sure which genus

Stratiomyidae?
Looks like a soldier fly to me

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