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Syrphid - Blera badia

Syrphid - Blera badia
Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 26, 2010
I'm a student at the University of Arkansas working on a special problems course identifying the family Syrphidae. All specimens are collected by Dr. Dowlings Lab located at the Department of Entomology at the University of Arkansas.


I'm trying to determine if the is in the genus Myolepta? Also, what species? Thanks for any further help!

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Moved
Moved from Blera.

Dark facial stripe, black scu
Dark facial stripe, black scutellum, yellow face, and yellow at the femoral base identify this as Blera badia; abdominal pattern is also consistent.

Moved
Moved from Myolepta.

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