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Photo#9122
hourglass flower fly - Eristalis arbustorum - male

hourglass flower fly - Eristalis arbustorum - Male
Ailsa Craig, Ontario, Canada
May 4, 2004
IDed as Eristalis arbustorum by Dr. Jeff Skevington, I think this is the same species as this image in the Guide, as others have suggested. The link to E. arbustorum on this page points to a plate that says the color pattern of the midleg is a good way to distinguish this species from the similar E. brousii.