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Small fly - Dioprosopa clavata

Small fly - Dioprosopa clavata
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
October 15, 2009
Size: Small
Small fly, flits around hardly seen. Any ideas?

Moved from ID Request.

Pseudodoros clavatus
A syrphidae

Thanks for the ID
Thanks for your help!

No wonder I couldn't find a close match. Info page even says "superficially resembles a thick-headed fly, Conopidae" :-)

Looks like
Conopidae (Thick-headed Flies)

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