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Syrphid fly - Eupeodes americanus

Syrphid fly - Eupeodes americanus
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
August 27, 2006
The mint flowers seem to attract quite a number of different insects. I've been getting quite a few photos recently.



Moved from Eupeodes.


Moved from Syrphini.

Moved from Syrphini.

Tribe Syrphini
These flies are always very hard to ID down to species, but I am pretty sure that it belongs to this tribe.

EDIT: Likely Eupeodes, possibly Syrphus.

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