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Hover Fly

Toxomerus sp


I believe these to be of the syrphid fly family however, I am not 100%, actually I am barely 50%, I was not able to get a good quality shot of their abdomen to get the markings. The colors of their "faces" are quite unique.

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BrandonBlount 11 years ago

Thank you Cindy, I've become pretty adept at identifying the syrphid/hover flies, however, these ones escape my knowledge! Thanks for confirmation I will add a Scientific name Genus sp. to remove it from unidentified category.

Hi Brandon, I agree these are Syrphid flies (Aka Hover flies). Unfortunately I can't narrow it down further.

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New York, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2012
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012

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