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Photo#351112
Aphid eater on milkweed - Eupeodes

Aphid eater on milkweed - Eupeodes
Schuylkill Nature Center, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
November 11, 2009
Size: 8-9 mm
The pumping action of the mouth can be seen here and in the previous image and more clearly in the video.
The aphid has become a dried up husk in just 15 minutes.

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