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Photo#769374
unknown syrphid - Platycheirus

unknown syrphid - Platycheirus
Midgic, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
May 11, 2013
Size: est. 7mm

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unknown syrphid - Platycheirus unknown syrphid - Platycheirus

Moved
Moved from Bacchini.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Stuart, please check Platycheirus and Melanostoma.
I favor the latter, but am not at all sure.

 
Thanks!
Ron, thanks so much for your guidance and patience with me. I was really smitten by Syrphidae last year but didn't start looking at them until late June. Therefore I'm seeing many this spring that are completely unfamiliar to me.
Like you I favour Melanostoma but will study them further.

 
As always, glad to help.
Plus, I enjoy working with you. Wish I knew I knew more eastern species.

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