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Photo#287067
Syrphid Fly - Paragus haemorrhous

Syrphid Fly - Paragus haemorrhous
Fremont, Alameda County, California, USA
June 11, 2009
Size: approx 3-4 mm

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Moved
Moved from Paragus.

Yep, Paragus
They come in two flavors, this being the most popular. (On the other, thorax and abdomen are about the same dark color.)

 
Paragus haemorrhous?
Is it the same as this Paragus haemorrhous?
Paragus haemorrhous

Chris Thompson on 4/21/2009 said:
"your Paragus is haemorrhous Meigen"

 
I,
too, got one of these ID'd by Dr. Thompson so I initiated a Guide Page request for both. Hope you don't mind?!

 
Great!
It's good to get some of these to species. Do you know if the red abdomen is what gets it there?

 
Not all red...
Not all images on the web are red:
Example One

But all identified by Chris are red:
Example Two

 
Thanks, Alice.
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Don't know that one, but the name seems to fit.
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