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Syrphid Fly? - Stratiomys badia

Syrphid Fly? - Stratiomys badia
Mentor, Rydell National Wildlife Refuge County, Minnesota, USA
July 28, 2010
Size: (Large) ~10-12 mm
I've seen many syrphid flies, but nothing that looks quite like this specimen. I'll post three photos.

Images of this individual: tag all
Syrphid Fly? - Stratiomys badia Syrphid Fly? - Stratiomys badia Syrphid Fly? - Stratiomys badia

Moved
Moved from Soldier flies.

 
Thanks, V. Belov!
Here's the video clip of that specimen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRVe1tiCNFQ ;-)

Stratiomyidae: Stratiomys sp., prob. S. badia.
Stratiomyidae: Stratiomys sp., prob. S. badia.

 
Thank you!
Thank you, Norm! This is new family for me! ;-)

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

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