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Beautiful wasp-mimic fly - Chrysopilus thoracicus

Beautiful wasp-mimic fly - Chrysopilus thoracicus
Long Branch Farm, Clermont County, Ohio, USA
May 9, 2012
This fly flew slowly and more in the manner of a wasp.

Moved
Moved from Chrysopilus.

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Moved from ID Request.

Chrysopilus thoracicus - Golden-backed Snipe Fly
Chrysopilus thoracicus - Golden-backed Snipe Fly

 
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a male

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