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Large Syrphid - Milesia virginiensis

Large Syrphid - Milesia virginiensis
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
October 2, 2005
Size: about 20-22mm
This was the size of a large queen yellowjacket, and it's wings sounded like a wasp when it flew.

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Milesia virginiensis
For example look at this thread:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/5419
Of the genus Milesia there are 3 species in North America!
Nice specimen, in Europe we have a similar species.
Greetings,
Gerard Pennards

 
Thanks Gerard
I didn't see the other pictures in the guide before.

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