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Photo#671593
Dasysyrphus sp.? - Dasysyrphus creper - male

Dasysyrphus sp.? - Dasysyrphus creper - Male
Wuksachi Village, Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, California, USA
June 16, 2012

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Dasysyrphus sp.? - Dasysyrphus creper Dasysyrphus sp.? - Dasysyrphus creper - male

Moved
Moved from Dasysyrphus.

I think Dasysyrphus creper, u
I think Dasysyrphus creper, using the new Locke and Skevington Key (Zootaxa 3660, 2013).

The maculae on T3-4 do not reach the edge of the abdomen in the second image; I can't see the gena or sternites, so it's hard to rule out lotus completely (lotus has a very pale face and gena). However, the maculae are very large and quite curved, meeting the anterior edge of the tergites, and these markings are unique to creper.

 
I need to get a copy of that
I need to get a copy of that key - excellent!
Thanks very much for taking the time to attempt an id for this great little syrphid.

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Moved from ID Request.

 
Hi Martin. I know it's a big
Hi Martin. I know it's a big ask but what are the possible species options for this individual? At least which ones can I safely discount?

 
Send me an email to Phycus[at
Send me an email to Phycus[at]gmail.com and I will give you the contact information of some people who might be able to help you with the ID...
Cheers
MArtin

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