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Unknown Fly? - Eristalis dimidiata

Unknown Fly? - Eristalis dimidiata
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
September 1, 2010
Size: 7/16"±
Small fly-like creature nectars on Sedum cluster. Only got 3 shots - this is the best one.

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Unknown Fly?
Thanks for the ID. Will appreciate it if you would provide a common name (i.e. European Paper Wasp).

Sorry, am not sure if there
Sorry, am not sure if there is one. I have a weak memory, so I just stick to the scientific names... Maybe there is something on the ESA webpage, they are big in common names...
BTW dimidiatus is Latin and means "halved" but that does not make a lot of sense to me...

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