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Syrphid fly - Mallota sackeni - female

Syrphid fly - Mallota sackeni - Female
Pilot Rock, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA
May 12, 2014
Size: ~10mm
Flies more like a Tachinid but doesn't match up.
This is the only picture I got before it left.

Moved from Mallota bautias.

Moved from Mallota.

Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Moved for expert attention.
Moved from ID Request.

Either Mallota or Merodon equ
Either Mallota or Merodon equestris - difficult for me to tell without a clear picture of the hind femur and/or the facial profile, unfortunately.

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