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Syrphidae: Which genus? - Odontomyia

Syrphidae: Which genus? - Odontomyia
Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
June 4, 2011
Size: Length ~ 6 mm
This is a new fly for me. It looks like a syrphid, but the way it holds its wings and the wide, flat abdomen distinguish it from other local syrphid genera (e.g., Eristalis, Toxomerus, Heophilus, etc.). I'm hoping to learn the genus. Thanks! ;-)

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Stratiomyidae: Odontomyia sp.
Stratiomyidae: Odontomyia sp....this is either O. interrupta or O. pubescens...you need to see the color of the femora to tell tham apart

 
Thanks, Norm!
I appreciate your expertise. Next time I'll see if I can get a good side few. ;-)

no syrphid; Dr Woodley will give us a name; stay put
looks like Odontomyia ?interrupta to me

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Thanks!
Gads, this is the third time in the last year I've failed to ponder Stratiomyidae as a possibility when I've encountered strange-looking flies. I'm a slow learner! Thanks for your expertise, v belov! ;-)

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