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What sp. of syrphidae?  - Temnostoma barberi

What sp. of syrphidae? - Temnostoma barberi
Woodland edge/isolated Prairie near Linn Mar High School; Marion, Linn County, Iowa, USA
June 9, 2014
Also found the species of wasp it appeared to be mimicking at this location. Very convincing mimicry.

Moved
Moved from Temnostoma.

Temnostoma barberi a true one yay!
We see black setae on the 4&5 tergite and you can clearly see the faint pollinose fasciae above the scutellum.

 
Awesome!
Thanks for the ID.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Yes - one of the four difficult species.

 
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Thank you ☺

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Temnostoma, I expect.

 
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