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Small Robber Fly - Holcocephala abdominalis

Small Robber Fly - Holcocephala abdominalis
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
September 19, 2012
Size: 8 mm
These are common here in weedy areas. ID please?

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Moved from Robber Flies.

Holcocephala
Holcocephala, looks like H. abdominalis to me (more yellow body color, fatter hind tibia, wider antennae).

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