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Pipiza quadrimaculata - female

Pipiza quadrimaculata - Female
Searsmont, Waldo County, Maine, USA
May 10, 2013

Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved from Flies.

If you don't notice a false vein, you can also use the combination of cell CuP closed near wing margin and the large r and m cells (basal cells extending to near midwing and second cells closed near wing margin).

Thanks John.

Cool fly find, Fyn!
It sure is tiny, when one considers it is is a strawberry flower. I see you still have the only one for the guide so far.

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