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Photo#877657
syrphid fly ? - Toxomerus marginatus

syrphid fly ? - Toxomerus marginatus
Highland Haven, Burnet County, Texas, USA
November 8, 2013
I love the colors reflected in the wings of this little fella. Many thanks for giving it a name...Denise K.

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syrphid fly ? - Toxomerus marginatus syrphid fly ? - Toxomerus marginatus

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Toxomerus marginatus
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Agree with Ken's ID - these g
Agree with Ken's ID - these guys are pretty unmistakable! See the nice visual key here:



Nice fly!

 
Great chart ! Are there more
Great chart ! Are there more on other syrphids ? DK

 
There are a few here on BugGu
There are a few here on BugGuide that I know of:



and there's a nice visual key to the genera here (though it sometimes leads me astray, mostly in the missing certain taxa rather than the wrong ID):

Key to the Genera of Nearctic Syrphidae

 
Thanks so much...DK
Thanks so much...DK

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