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Syrphid Fly - Lapposyrphus lapponicus - male

Syrphid Fly - Lapposyrphus lapponicus - Male
In Westwood - elevation 5100ft, Lassen County, California, USA
October 28, 2011
Size: Body length 12mm
Perhaps Syrphus; or maybe Eupeodes?
My thanks for any further ID help!

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Syrphid Fly - Lapposyrphus lapponicus - male Syrphid Fly - Lapposyrphus lapponicus - male

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Could this be Lapposyrphus (a
Could this be Lapposyrphus (and thus I guess Eupeodes depending on who you ask)? The wing veination shot is very helpful - thank you!

 
Thank you Kelsey!
I would agree on Lapposyrphus; and specifically Lapposyrphus lapponicus based on the sharp bent in the R4+5 vein as described under this specimen:
: )

 
Awesome! In case it's help
Awesome!

In case it's helpful, I took your photos through the Key to the Genera of Nearctic Syrphidae, which is listed under the Syrphids page here on BG. Awesome resource!

 
Awesome Indeed!
Thanks for the link. I took the fly through the key also; very simple. Time to take some of my other syrphids through the key.
Thanks again!

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