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Syrphid fly - Lejops chrysostomus

Syrphid fly - Lejops chrysostomus
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
August 10, 2013
Seen in a marsh.

great sighting--will be on the look-out
Wow, Dorothy, a great find for Durham NC. I will have to be on the look-out for these.
Any more details you can share on the location?

 
Marsh environment
I probably saw it in a marsh a couple of blocks from my street in southwest Durham. Now cattails have taken over, but it was more like a swamp with trees four years ago. The number of insect species has gone down quite a bit over that time.

I might have seen this fly on a Water Primrose leaf. Those plants are all gone now.

Moved

Moved
Moved from subgenus Anasimyia.

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Moved from Syrphid Flies.

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