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Conopidae, dorsal - Myopa

Conopidae, dorsal - Myopa
Plymouth Rock, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
May 30, 2013
Size: 8 mm
I've seen these in years past,
on flowers of wild geranium, Geranium maculatum, in May.
This year I specifically looked for them so that I could catch one for an up-close and personal (but dead) view.

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Conopidae, dorsal - Myopa Conopidae, dorsal, head & thorax - Myopa Conopidae, ventral - Myopa Conopidae, ventral, head - Myopa

Moved from Myopinae.