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Helophilus sp. - Helophilus fasciatus - male

Helophilus sp. - Helophilus fasciatus - Male
Ontario, Canada
September 9, 2005
Size: 1/2 inch approx.
Is this Eristalis tenax?

Helophilus fasciatus ...... m
Helophilus fasciatus ...... male

flower fly
Helophilus I think, based on the three stripes on its back.

Eristalis doesn't seem to have that striped thorax
Tom has something similar in the guide under Helophilus

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