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Empis - Rhamphomyia - female

Empis - Rhamphomyia - Female
Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
May 16, 2013
These little black flies were numerous around a flowering bush in the yard. They moved in an odd hovering way and occasionally landed on blades of grass or on the flowers.

Moved from Empidinae.

Moved from Empidoidea.

Moved from ID Request.

Different fly
This would be the female -- eyes separated, scales on legs.

I was having trouble keeping track of the first one I photographed so its no surprise that this is a different one

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