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Unknown Fly - Eristalis arbustorum - male

Unknown Fly - Eristalis arbustorum - Male
Central Park, New York County, New York, USA
August 20, 2006
Can someone give me a clue as to family? Genus/species would be great too:-) Thanks, Sandy

Family Syrphidae, genus Erist
Family Syrphidae, genus Eristalis, species arbustorum, it's a boy!
One of the few Eristalis with a white face (without a black strip in the middle).

Hi Martin, Appreciate the quick reply. Sandy

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