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Syrphid Flies (Syrphidae)  » Eristalinae  » Brachyopini  » Orthonevra - Orthonevra nitida

Syrphid Flies (Syrphidae) » Eristalinae » Brachyopini » Orthonevra - Orthonevra nitida
Waukegan Harbor, Lake County, Illinois, USA
September 12, 2010
Size: 8 mm
This species is fairly common here. The eyes are, to say the least, distinctive.

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Syrphid Flies (Syrphidae)  » Eristalinae  » Brachyopini  » Orthonevra - Orthonevra nitida Syrphid Flies (Syrphidae)  » Eristalinae  » Brachyopini  » Orthonevra - Orthonevra nitida

Moved
Moved from bellula species group. Only one Eastern species with these eyes.

Moved
Moved from Orthonevra.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

male Orthonevra [?nitida]

pls edit location like i did on your other pic of same: the county box should contain the word 'Lake' only

This is by far the most beaut
This is by far the most beautiful bug I've ever seen. Looks like a piece of jewelery.

 
It is amazing... you should s
It is amazing... you should see the species of this genus in South America - they have blue and purple etc in them... absolutely stunning...

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