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Photo#302022
Deerfly - Chrysops - male

Deerfly - Chrysops - Male
MB05 Pond, Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, Santa Clara County, California, USA
July 7, 2009
Size: ~ 10 mm
Deerfly with striking multicolored eyes; this view shows abdomen, wing patterns.

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Moved

Moved
Moved from Chrysops.

Probably coloradensis
Probably Chrysops coloradensis.

Edit: In the key by Philip (1955) it can't be coloradensis (too dark) but might be surdus or pechumani.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

a very nice Chrysops ['deerfly'], i believe; must be IDable
don't see this sp. in the guide -- intriguing...

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