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Unknown fly - Thevenetimyia tridentata

Unknown fly - Thevenetimyia tridentata
1.6 mi. N. of Antelope Fire Control Station, Willow Springs, San Benito County, California, USA
April 24, 2013
Size: ~1cm length.
This guy had the audacity to land on Clarkia affinis while I was photographing the flower. 36.66746°N, 121.03207°W; 2744 ft. elevation.

Moved from Bee Flies.

Thevenetimyia tridentata. It has an extra marginal cell.

Moved from Flies.

Thevenetimyia affinis?
I'm pretty sure that's what is from the wing veins, but color and fuzziness of thorax gives me pause.

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