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Allograpta micrura? - Fazia micrura - female

Allograpta micrura? - Fazia micrura - Female
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Rancho del Oso, .8 mile loop, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
October 23, 2011
Size: sm
This has my first good shots of the bumps on it's face 'tween it's eyes.
This also looks identical to my other shots back in June

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Allograpta micrura? - Fazia micrura - female Allograpta micrura? - Fazia micrura - female Allograpta micrura? - Fazia micrura - female

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Eyes
THanks again martin!

Some of these syrphids I'm uncertain, due to eye placement, if it is male or female. How do we tell in this species? Once I know I'll look at my other submissions and sex them too.

 
That is an easy one... the ma
That is an easy one... the males of most Syrphidae have the eyes touching on top of the head, while the females have the eyes separated. in the pics here you can clearly see that this is a female...

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