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Syrphid fly - Ocyptamus fuscipennis

Syrphid fly - Ocyptamus fuscipennis
Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
June 15, 2006
Around sumac flowers. Never observed nectaring. Hovers near and lands for brief moments on nearby leaves. No interactions with nectaring insects observed.

Moved from Ocyptamus.

Moved from Syrphini.

Oh, yes
I'm thinking Ocyptamus fuscipennis. :)

Ocyptamus fuscipennis looks good to me.
But I'm no expert. Suggest you move it to Ocyptamus, where it'll probably have a better chance of further ID.

This is a correct ID.
This is a correct ID.


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