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Syrphid Fly (hoverfly)

Epistrophe grossulariae

Description:

A European type hover fly come to America? Male 1/2 inch at the most

Habitat:

Meadow of the Poconos

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2 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

I'd say the most logical theory is that these hoverflies have naturalized themselves, here. Many species have done this, and flies are a fairly versatile species climate wise.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

These are so cool! There are more bee mimics than bees around me!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2012
Submitted on Apr 6, 2012

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