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Eristalis flavipes  (Syrphidae) in the Colorado Rockies. - Eristalis flavipes

Eristalis flavipes (Syrphidae) in the Colorado Rockies. - Eristalis flavipes
Leadville at 10,100 ft (N39° 14.653', W106° 17.414°), Lake County, Colorado, USA
August 18, 2005
Size: L = 14 mm
Found on Matricaria perforata. Has yellow tarsi.

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Eristalis flavipes  (Syrphidae) in the Colorado Rockies. - Eristalis flavipes Eristalis flavipes  (Syrphidae) in the Colorado Rockies. - Eristalis flavipes

Moved
Moved from Eristalis.

Moved
Moved from Frass.

Frassed

Neither of them!
Hello Adalbert,
Because this one belongs to the genus Eristalis! In that genus there are two different types: the bee lookalikes and the bumblebee lookalikes. So this one is one of the bumblebee mimics!
This might very well be a male Eristalis flavipes.
Greetings,
Gerard Pennards

 
Eristalis
Thanks for the pointer, Gerard.

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