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small hairy fly - Geron vitripennis

small hairy fly - Geron vitripennis
Grand Bend/Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
July 29, 2013
Size: small, 5mm-ish
Observed on dense blazing star, Liatris spicata, in an interdunal wet meadow at Pinery Provincial Park. Pictures were taken around 6:20pm July 29 and 12:20pm July 30, 2013.

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Species in this subgenus are not identifiable from photos, but in this case only one species is known from Pinery so I'm pretty confident calling this Geron vitripennis.

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Thanks!
I was actually just starting to summarize my data today so your id was very timely - thanks again!

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Geron, a bee fly
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