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Photo#549369
horse fly or flower fly? - Stonemyia

horse fly or flower fly? - Stonemyia
Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA
July 20, 2011
large brown fly on flowers

Moved
Moved from Flies. I see ocelli and no callus so it's a pangoniine. The venation is very horse-fly-y: you can see the R4+5 enclosing the apex of the wing, but I guess the wing is folded a little so it's confusing

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

rhagionid?
the wing rules out both tabanids and syrphids

 
wish I had more shots of it,
wish I had more shots of it, but after looking in the rhagionid section, it really did not look like any of them...

 
i may have mislead you --sorry
this might be something in the Pangoniinae, i suppose(1)

 
thanks again, those look much
thanks again, those look much closer :)

 
Thank you
Thank you

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