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Fly (?) on a cone flower?? - Eristalis transversa - female

Fly (?) on a cone flower?? - Eristalis transversa - Female
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
August 8, 2005

Yes, to the coneflower -
Echinacea purpurea, Purple Coneflower.

 
Thanks
Hi Hannah,

Thanks for your confirmation of the coneflower. Appreciate it.

I tries to send you an email and got spam blocked.

BTW - I loved the baby grasshoppers. Well done!
Thx.

Female Hoverfly
This looks like a female in the Hoverfly (Syrphidae) family. Take a look at an image of Eristalis transversa here: http://www.giffbeaton.com/2003-07-04_LakeWinfieldScott.jpg

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