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Fly - Palpada pusilla - female

Fly - Palpada pusilla - Female
The Woodlands, Montgomery County, Texas, USA
August 8, 2006

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Fly - Palpada pusilla - female Fly - Palpada pusilla - female

Request to use photo in our hover fly field guide
Sorry to contact you through bugguide but I could not find private contact details for you. We are finishing work on a field guide to hover flies of northeastern North America ( that will be published later this year and would like to use this image if possible. Please contact me at to let me know if this is possible or not. I can send you more details about the book via email, allow you access to a pdf draft copy of the guide and offer you a copy of the guide when it is published. Thanks for considering this request! Jeff Skevington

Moved from Palpada.

Looks a lot like
genus Palpada -- a hover fly (family Syrphidae).

I don't know what species are in your area.

Nice pictures!

I think you're right
There are several images in Palpada just like ours-- thanks for pointing that out. I wish we could ID more specifically...

One image like ours is

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