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Photo#667671
Hornet mimic? - Eristalis transversa

Hornet mimic? - Eristalis transversa
Beavercreek, Greene County, Ohio, USA
June 16, 2012
Size: ~1/2"
Resting on a leaf of my male Ilex verticillata (Winterberry Holly) while it was in full flower.

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Hornet mimic? - Eristalis transversa Hornet mimic? - Eristalis transversa - female Hornet mimic? - Eristalis transversa

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Moved from ID Request.

Syrphidae
This is a fly - practically all species in this fly family mimic bees or wasps of one sort or another. I'll leave it to the fly experts to determine more specific classification.

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