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Syrphidae? - Palpada vinetorum

Syrphidae? - Palpada vinetorum
Naples, FL , Collier County, Florida, USA
December 1, 2011
Size: ~ 10-12mm
Fast, stout fly. Big head/eyes. Haven't got a good shot yet. In the Firebush at noon.

Moved from Palpada.

Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Having a little trouble telling this guy between Palpada vinetorum and P. agrorum. See here for a really nice visual key - what are your thoughts?

Something in Palpada?

[Edit] Oops! I'm late!

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request._

Thinking Palpada:


Nailed It!
Right on Ken. Your images are exactly what I saw. Good Job.

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