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Hoverfly Toxomerus geminatus

Toxomerus geminatus

Description:

Hoverflies, sometimes called flower flies or syrphid flies, make up the insect family Syrphidae. As their common name suggests, they are often seen hovering or nectaring at flowers; the adults of many species feed mainly on nectar and pollen.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Syrphid / Hover Fly
Toxomerus geminatus Syrphid Fly - Toxomerus geminatus - BugGuide.Net


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7 Comments

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 10 years ago

Thank you BrandonBlount and auntieanna for the kind words.

BrandonBlount
BrandonBlount 10 years ago

You're very welcome Coutney! :-D Really amazing spotting, the macrophotography here absolutely outstanding quality!

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 10 years ago

YAY! Thank you BrandonBlount :)

auntieanna
auntieanna 10 years ago

Incredible photo!

BrandonBlount
BrandonBlount 10 years ago

I think I found the id. I will post and let you decide. :-D

BrandonBlount
BrandonBlount 10 years ago

It's a hover/flower/syrphid fly. Which species? I am not sure, here is a link so you can research the images.

http://bugguide.net/index.php?q=search&a...

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 10 years ago

Hoverfly?

CourtneyVerk
Spotted by
CourtneyVerk

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 19, 2012
Submitted on May 20, 2012

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