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8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis

8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis
Cook County, Illinois, USA
June 12, 2009
Size: ~5/8"
M. tristis.
I first thought I came across some bees mating. They separated without me getting a shot, but the one that stayed was quite cooperative.

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Moved
Moved from Microdon.

Moved
Moved from Microdon tristis.

Moved
Moved from Microdon.

 
I had originaly said that I t
I just noticed that I had a period after M. tristis, when I meant to have a question mark.
I'm not sure if it got moved accidentally because I had it "identified", or if it was determined as such and then moved.
Just wanted to check on why, in case it was thought to be because I had a species determination, which I didn't. Very glad if it determined so.

 
i moved it based on your ID only ---
exactly because there was no question mark, and i know your posted IDs to be reliable...

 
Maybe it should be moved back
Maybe it should be moved back to Microdon, then because I only meant it as a question because it just looked like those under tristis, but I don't know of the distinguishing characters.

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