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Fly on Hibiscus - Syritta pipiens

Fly on Hibiscus - Syritta pipiens
Beavercreek, Greene County, Ohio, USA
August 14, 2013
Possibly Syrphidae? Photographed on Hibiscus syriacus (Rose-of-Sharon) volunteer seedling.

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Moved from Syrphid Flies.

I think I can see a ridge on
I think I can see a ridge on the hind femur - that plus the color makes me think Syritta. Range plus lack of hind femoral projection makes this S. pipens.

 
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Thank you for the ID, Kelsey. I've added a somewhat better view of the hind femoral, in case that improves the confidence level.

 
Nice - and yes, that does hel
Nice - and yes, that does help, thanks!

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