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Sphecomyia fusca

Sphecomyia fusca
Sagehen, Nevada County, California, USA
July 19, 1979

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Sphecomyia fusca Sphecomyia fusca

Moved from ID Request.

Thanks for posting, Martin
It's great to have more syrphids identified to species, particularly with two views to aid in future IDs. On a personal note, I need more experience with viewing mounted specimens, so thanks twice.

Glad you like them, I always
Glad you like them, I always feel "bad" for posting dead specimens, but some of them are so rare that even if I see them outside, I rather collect them then photograph them, and some never show the angle you need for the identification. When I take pics in the lab, I have all the time to arrange the specimen and to even combine several shots to one nice pic.... I will do more of the uncommon Syrphids, there is still a lot of diversity out there...

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