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Syrphid? - Lejops curvipes

Syrphid? - Lejops curvipes
Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada
September 1, 2009
Fairly large fly. I thought it was a syrphid but could not find any looking quite the same.
Thanks in advance for help with ID.

coral background?
Perfect background for this fly.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

i'm by no means an expert, but check Pterallastes thoracicus
looks like a good match to me:

 
Syrphid?
Thanks, v.belov,

The Field Guide to the Syrphidae of Northeastern North America shows that Pterallastes thoracicus has not been recorded in Ontario so it would be kind of neat to have found one.

Naomi

 
Chris Thompson came up with t
Chris Thompson came up with the ID.....

 
Syrphid?
Thanks Martin and Chris, but does Lejops curvipes not have an orange abdomen?

Naomi

 
Only the boys.... the girls a
Only the boys.... the girls are not that pretty....

 
Syrphid? - Lejops curvipes
Thanks Martin
Naomi

 
Of course I was referring to
Of course I was referring to the Syrphid!

 
thanks, Chris & Martin!
nice to know

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