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Syrphid Fly (Eristalis dimidiata) - Eristalis dimidiata - female

Syrphid Fly (Eristalis dimidiata) - Eristalis dimidiata - Female
Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
June 6, 2009
Size: ~ 11 mm
On Japanese Holly.

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Syrphid Fly (Eristalis dimidiata) - Eristalis dimidiata - female Syrphid Fly (Eristalis dimidiata) - Eristalis dimidiata - female Syrphid Fly (Eristalis dimidiata) - Eristalis dimidiata - female

Moved

Moved
Moved from Eristalis.

Quite nice.
Third photo is particularly tasty. I'm not familiar with the species, but Eristalis is solid.

 
Tasty?
Please check yourself for spider bites. :)

 
Oh, old adtalk, circa mid 1970s.
No spider bites, just severe and rapid aging. Must update myself and watch context.

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