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Photo#746671
Syrphid Fly - Melanostoma mellinum - male

Syrphid Fly - Melanostoma mellinum - Male
Ballston Lake, Saratoga County, New York, USA
April 22, 2010
ID help appreciated.

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Syrphid Fly - Melanostoma mellinum - male Syrphid Fly - Melanostoma mellinum - male

Moved

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Appears to be Platycheirus sp
Appears to be Platycheirus species or perhaps a male Melanostoma (since the males look like Platycheirus)?

 
Melanostoma
Male Platycheirus have the front tarsi expanded.