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Hoverfly? - Helophilus fasciatus

Hoverfly? - Helophilus fasciatus
Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
September 26, 2012

Moved from ID Request.

Helophilus fasciatus, Parhelophilus, or Lejops.

ID will likely go no further.

It is a Helophilus, and becau
It is a Helophilus, and because the median vitta in the face is brown, it is either fasciatus or latifrons...

Narrow frons
Given those two species the eyes are too close together for anything but the male H. fasciatus.

Yes, Syrphidae of some kind

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