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Sweat fly

Sweat fly
Brimfield State Forest, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
April 24, 2010
Landed on my leg to mop up sweat

Moved from Syrphini.

"Typical" Syrphini band patterns, no black border on the abdomen, straight R4+5 vein, and oval abdomen make it one of these three genera.


Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Looks like something in the S
Looks like something in the Syrphini to me - maybe Syrphus?

You must be a tasty guy.
All I get are ticks, which are not all that particular.

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