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Photo#690137
Unknown Diptera - Platycheirus obscurus - male

Unknown Diptera - Platycheirus obscurus - Male
Forest Park, Queens County, New York, USA
May 26, 2012
Size: ~.9cm

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Unknown Diptera - Platycheirus obscurus - male Unknown Diptera - Platycheirus obscurus - male

Moved
Moved from Platycheirus.

Keyed with Young et al 2016:

1: male -> 2
2: unmodified foretibia and fore basitarsus -> 49
49: posterior surface of forefemur with uniform setae -> 53
53: fore and mid tibia with strong setae, facial pollinosity rippled -> 54
54: first tarsomere of foreleg with only weak pile -> 56
56: pollinosity not uniform -> 57
57: pollinosity not uniform -> 58
58: lateral pile of tergites pale, foretibia setae not so thick -> 59
59: face with ripples -> 63
63: face strongly produced, tibiae orange on apical third -> 64
64: facial sripe on entirey of face, vertex at 100deg -> P. obscurus

Moved
Moved from Platycheirus or Melanostoma.

Face protruded forward is distinctive to Platycheirus as opposed to Melanostoma.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Can't see the abdomen too wel
Can't see the abdomen too well... Platycheirus or Melanostoma?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

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