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Subtribe Eristalina

Large dark metallic brown fly with golf ball eyes - Eristalinus aeneus - male Syrphid Fly - Eristalinus aeneus - female Fly IMG_1362 - Eristalinus aeneus - male What's the black on the abdomen of this Band-eyed Drone Fly? - Eristalinus taeniops Beefly - Eristalinus aeneus - male fly - Eristalinus aeneus - female spotted eyes-fly - Eristalinus aeneus - male fly  - Eristalinus aeneus

Palpada? - Eristalis arbustorum - male Eristalis tenax ? - Eristalis tenax Eristalis tenax female? - Eristalis stipator - female Fly that mimics a bee - Eristalis hirta Hoverfly on Shasta Daisy - Eristalis arbustorum drone fly - Eristalis dimidiata - female Eristalis stipator Large fly - Eristalis flavipes

BG1405 280-043 - Meromacrus acutus Diptera - Meromacrus acutus Syrphadae, Syrphid Fly, Meromacrus sp ID Please - Meromacrus acutus Meromacrus acutus Syphrid fly - Meromacrus acutus - male Fly - Meromacrus acutus - female Large Syrphid - Meromacrus acutus Meromacrus acutus

Eristalis who? Here are a couple of guesses... - Palpada mexicana - female Bee Mimic? - Palpada agrorum Eristalini? - Palpada vinetorum California data point for November - Palpada alhambra - male Palpada vinetorum - male Syrphid Fly - Palpada vinetorum Palpada albifrons? - Palpada albifrons Plushback fly.  Palpada sp. - Palpada vinetorum