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Common Oblique Syrphid - Allograpta obliqua - male

Common Oblique Syrphid - Allograpta obliqua - Male
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, USA
August 11, 2013
Looked like it was taking nectar or pollen on Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family): Clematis virginiana - Virgin's Bower flower

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Common Oblique Syrphid - Allograpta obliqua - male Common Oblique Syrphid - Allograpta obliqua Common Oblique Syrphid - Allograpta obliqua Common Oblique Syrphid - Allograpta obliqua

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Your ID's goo, Roy.
And it's a boy!

 
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very cool Ron, thanks (I don't really know the sexes on these guys); The flower/vine it was on is Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family): Clematis virginiana - Virgin's Bower flower

 
On most syrphids, males' eyes touch at/near the top.
Females have a gap.

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