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Eristalis arbustorum ? - Eristalis hirta

Eristalis arbustorum ? - Eristalis hirta
Aromas, San Benito County, California, USA
April 14, 2010
Size: ~10mm total length
Found in our yard on Argyranthemum frutescens. (live oak/chaparral habitat). I assume in is another .

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Eristalis arbustorum ? - Eristalis hirta Eristalis arbustorum ? - Eristalis hirta - male

Moved
Moved from Eristalis.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Eristalis for sure.
Sorry I can't take it farther. Gary, it's better to post flies to Flies (Diptera) or something like Syrphids to get faster expert attention. Check out this article when you get a chance: http://bugguide.net/node/view/298899

 
Thanks Ron
I'll move it to Syrphidae.

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