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Syrphidae, Syrphid Fly, Allograpta obliqua ? - Allograpta obliqua - female

Syrphidae, Syrphid Fly, Allograpta obliqua ? - Allograpta obliqua - Female
Skidaway Island, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
June 11, 2013
Female appeared to be overpositing onto leaf of native Butterfly Milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa. The plant is heavily infested with aphids. Sunny, 82 degrees, inner costal barrier island. ID please?

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Syrphidae, Syrphid Fly, Allograpta obliqua ? - Allograpta obliqua - female Syrphidae, Syrphid Fly, Allograpta obliqua ? - Allograpta obliqua - female

Your ID looks good, based on what I think I see under the wing.
Reference:


BTW, if you're not sure about genus and/or species on a syrphid, please post to Syrphids for expert review. (If you post to species, you may be overlooked.)

Where-to-post details for this and other insects:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/298899

You may also check this one on what to shoot:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/258535

 
Ron- thank you for having rev
Ron- thank you for having reviewed my submission and confirming the species, " Allograpta obliqua - Female"

 
My pleasure, Fitz
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