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Fly? - Lepidophora lutea

Fly? - Lepidophora lutea
Midland, Midland County, Michigan, USA
August 7, 2004
Insect feeding at a Coreopsis bloom that is about 40 mm across (petal tip to tip). Mid-afternoon.

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Bee fly
Looks like the bee fly Lepidophora lepidocera, see http://bugguide.net/node/view/2772, but there are two other species of Lepidophora in North America.

Paul

PS: I had already written this comment before I saw the comment on the other image. Apparently Joel is better at home with them than I am. ;-)

http://www.diptera.info

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