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Subtribe Eristalina

Large dark metallic brown fly with golf ball eyes - Eristalinus aeneus - male Large, dark syrphid - Eristalinus aeneus Only the eye's in focus. But what an eye! - Eristalinus taeniops fly - Eristalinus aeneus Fly with gorgeous eyes - Eristalinus aeneus - female Flower Fly? Neat eyes. California  - Eristalinus aeneus Fly - Eristalinus aeneus Syrphid Fly - Eristalinus aeneus - male

Syrphid Fly - Eristalis arbustorum - female Palpada? - Eristalis arbustorum - male Drone Fly - Eristalis tenax Syrphid - Eristalis dimidiata?? - Eristalis arbustorum - female Unknown fly - Eristalis saxorum Fly - Eristalis arbustorum - female Syrphid Fly? - Eristalis dimidiata - male Syrphid fly - Eristalis tenax

Meromacrus acutus Fly - Meromacrus acutus - female Meromacrus acutus Unknown hover fly - Meromacrus acutus Elegant Fly (Meromacrus) - Meromacrus gloriosus - male Meromacrus draco? - Meromacrus gloriosus - female Meromacrus draco? - Meromacrus gloriosus - female Meromacrus  acutus?  - Meromacrus acutus

Palpada alhambra - male Syrphid - Palpada vinetorum Unknown Syrphidae - Palpada agrorum what kind of fly - Palpada furcata whats that fly? - Palpada vinetorum large hover fly - Palpada vinetorum 26Jul2017.BeavLk.HN.Dip1 - Palpada vinetorum Is this Palpada vinetorum? view 2 - Palpada