Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#591371
Carrot Wasp mimic? - Sphegina

Carrot Wasp mimic? - Sphegina
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Rancho del Oso, Alder Camp area, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
June 12, 2011
This is in Pacific Oleanthe.
As I recall this should be 10mm or larger.

Images of this individual: tag all
Carrot Wasp mimic? - Sphegina Carrot Wasp mimic? - Sphegina

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Syrphidae
This looks like Sphegina.

 
thanks!
Yes it looks similar to what I found under Sphegina, my photos are simply not good enogh, but I'd never seen anything like this.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.