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Subtribe Eristalina

Very impressive drone fly - Eristalinus taeniops bee mimic fly  - Eristalinus taeniops Eristalinus aeneus (Fly with speckled eyes) - Eristalinus aeneus - female syrphid - Eristalinus aeneus Fly with gorgeous eyes - Eristalinus aeneus - female Syrphidae: Eristalinus (Lathyrophthalmus) aeneus? - Eristalinus aeneus - male green/copper fly? - Eristalinus aeneus Eristalinus aeneus - female

Eristalis sp. - Eristalis dimidiata - male fairly large fly - Eristalis stipator Eristalis stipator? - Eristalis stipator - female Hoverfly - Eristalis arbustorum Syrphidae, Diptera - genus? - Eristalis transversa Syrphid on frost aster 5 - Eristalis stipator - female Syrphid Fly - Eristalis arbustorum E arbustorum - Eristalis stipator

Meromacrus acutus? - Meromacrus acutus - male Syrphid - Meromacrus acutus fly - Meromacrus acutus - male Meromacrus acutus - male Meromacrus acutus Meromacrus acutus Syrphidae - Meromacrus acutus Elegant Fly (Meromacrus) - Meromacrus gloriosus - male

Syrphid Reality Check #4: Palpada mexicana? - Palpada mexicana Palpada - Palpada furcata - male Fly ? - Palpada albifrons Palpada sp.? - Palpada vinetorum Which species of fly? - Palpada vinetorum Syrphid - Palpada? - Palpada vinetorum Syrphid fly Charleston - Palpada vinetorum Subfamily Estalinae, Eristalis or Palpada? ID Please - Palpada vinetorum - male