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Syrphidae,Thick-legged Hoverfly, Syritta pipiens, ID Please - Syritta pipiens

Syrphidae,Thick-legged Hoverfly, Syritta pipiens, ID Please - Syritta pipiens
Skidaway Iskand, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
July 18, 2012
This fly was amongst our Black Swallowtail plot, on a Dill plant apparently cleaning itself. I believe it is of the Syrphidae family,a Thick-legged Hoverfly, Syritta pipiens ID Please.

Seldom do I get to observe, digitally capture this angle of a hover fly.

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Syrphidae,Thick-legged Hoverfly, Syritta pipiens, ID Please - Syritta pipiens Syrphidae,Thick-legged Hoverfly, Syritta pipiens, ID Please - Syritta pipiens

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Dr. Hauser (Martin)- thanks f
Dr. Hauser (Martin)- as a "Contributing Editor "thanks for confirming my ID as "Syritta pipiens".

You have a most interesting biography. I congratulate, and admire your hard work and perseverance.

 
Thanks a lot for your nice co
Thanks a lot for your nice comment! It is not hard work, if you love doing it ;-)
And I am always amazed how many great pictures people make of my beloved flies, so I am happy to give ID's where I can...
Best wishes to the beautiful SC!
Martin

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