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syrphidae? - Eristalis anthophorina

syrphidae? - Eristalis anthophorina
41.44°N x 73.63°W, Dutchess County, New York, USA
December 31, 1969
Size: 13mm
I believe this is in Syrphidae from the big dip down in the Rs (R 4+5 is it?), but would love some help....

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Most syrphids have a spurious vein
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I'm notoriously bad with dead specimens, but wish you luck, Ethan.

 
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I think the spurious vein is tough to see in the photo; easier on the left wing.

 
Good. That's one hurdle behind you.
There aren't many fuzzy syrphids, so that should also help a bit. So should the fact that the wings have markings.

Three areas to explore:

Eristalis - there are loads of these and shape looks right

Narcissus bulb fly - a hairy one

Bee minics - do a search to turn some up

 
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