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Syrphidae- unknown genus and species - Toxomerus politus

Syrphidae- unknown genus and species - Toxomerus politus
Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA
June 1, 2013
Found it on sticky trap

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Toxomerus politus
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Moved
Moved from ID Request.

My best guess is Sphaerophori
My best guess is Sphaerophoria - body shape and general pattern (including vague thoracic stripes). The abdominal pattern bears some similarity to Toxomerus politus, but the eye doesn't feel notched enough to me.

Edit - hmm, some of the Toxomerus politus flies have a narrower body habitus than I expected, e.g.



so it may be T. politus or a more neotropical Toxomerus that we don't have as much info for here on BugGuide.

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