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Mating Flies ID Request - Orthonevra nitida - male - female

Mating Flies ID Request - Orthonevra nitida - Male Female
My back garden, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA
July 4, 2006

Moved
Moved from Orthonevra.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Please crop tighter
Could be soldier flies.

 
Re-crop...
check!

 
Syrphidae.
They are syrphids. I recognize them, but haven't memorized the genus yet. I think it is in the Eristalini tribe, though....

 
Orthonevra?
They have distinctive eyes.

 
Thanks; much better.
Hope you get an ID now. I'm 1500 miles away from my files now, but will check when I return home in a week.

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