Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Syrphidae - Platycheirus - female

Syrphidae - Platycheirus - Female
Pequannock - Mountainside Park, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
September 25, 2012
The wing venation shows the spurious vein as per
The hairy face might help to narrow it down but I haven't been able to find a match. Can anyone help?

Moved tentatively
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

I'm guessing something in Pla
I'm guessing something in Platycheirus - there are some grayish/silvery species in that genus, and the tuberculate face certainly fits (as do the other characters I'm seeing).

Moved from ID Request.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.