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Photo#9156
carpenterbee-mimic flower fly - Mallota bautias - female

carpenterbee-mimic flower fly - Mallota bautias - Female
Thedford Conservation Area, Ontario, Canada
June 11, 2004
IDed as Mallota bautias by Dr. Jeff Skevington. The only other Mallota species in Ontario is posticata, which has pilose (hairy) eyes and usually thick yellow hair on the abdomen.