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Bug collected in little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) poss hover fly - Holcocephala abdominalis

Bug collected in little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) poss hover fly - Holcocephala abdominalis
Field of little bluestem., Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 31, 2014
Size: About 1cm
This bug was collected mid morning in a sweep net in a field of little bluestem. I believe it's a hover fly.

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Bug collected in little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) poss hover fly - Holcocephala abdominalis Bug collected in little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) poss hover fly - Holcocephala abdominalis

Moved
Moved from Robber Flies.

It is
Holcocephala abdominalis, currently a very popular bug apparently.

 
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