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Bee Fly - Eristalis

Bee Fly - Eristalis
Long Lake NWR, North Dakota, USA
September 28, 2011
To me it looks like there are three species of beeflies here.

As identified below. The last
As identified below. The last one is Eristalis stipator ..... female

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

The large one
is Eristalis tenax, a female. The one at the top with the thoracic stripes is a Helophilus species. Not sure as to the last one to the left but it looks like an Eristalis species also. And a female.

 
The last one is Eristalis sti
The last one is Eristalis stipator ... female.

 
Good calls, John.
Yes, the one on the left is also Eristalis.

no bee flies here, only Syrphidae

 
Oops
Just proves how little I know and remember. Thanks

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