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flies on Solidago Cutleri, Alpine Garden, Mt. Washington - Syrphus

flies on Solidago Cutleri, Alpine Garden, Mt. Washington - Syrphus
Alpine Garden, Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
July 21, 2013
flies on Solidago Cutleri, Alpine Garden, Mt. Washington approx. 5000 feet

Moved
Moved from Syrphus or Parasyrphus or Epistrophe.

John's got it - and I'm impressed to see the yellow hair!

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Syrphids?
Looks like a set of Syrphidae to me, but no idea as to which species.

 
Now that I've spent a while s
Now that I've spent a while staring at syrphids... I'd guess Epistrophe, but could also be Syrphus or Parasyrphus - something Syrphini, I think.

(the one on the right with the sideways view nicely shows a non-continuous black margin on the abdomen, so not Eupeodes)

 
Syrphus?
The back two flies seem to have yellow hairs on the calypter, an important key character that is rarely visible in photographs.

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