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Is this Lapposyrphus lapponicus? - Lapposyrphus lapponicus

Is this Lapposyrphus lapponicus? - Lapposyrphus lapponicus
Big Lake, Apache County, Arizona, USA
July 27, 2011

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Is this Lapposyrphus lapponicus? - Lapposyrphus lapponicus Is this Lapposyrphus lapponicus? - Lapposyrphus lapponicus

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David: I think it's one of these two...
...but can't figure out exactly which.


(I think Lapposyrphus lapponicus is mainly in the north; it's definitely in Canada.)

 
Thanks Ron
Nice to hear from you.

I think the images are easily good enough to show hairs on eyes but I don't see any.

The other characteristics may be indistinguishable.

 
Your specimen doesn't have the hairs.
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I think this is Lapposyrphus
I think this is Lapposyrphus - I'm seeing the bend up in R4+5 (which Eupeodes lacks) and lack of hair on the eyes (as Ron says, so not Scaeva). According to the range map here Lapposyrphus does come into the southern United States, though is more common in Canada.

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