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Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Thanks it does looks like Stratiomyini.
Might be Hoplitimyia constans?
Gonna keep searching.

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

I agree. It really looks alike the european Soldier Fly
It has to be a species of the same genus or family :-)

John La Salle
John La Salle 4 years ago

Fly - possibly a soldier fly (Stratiomyidae)
Try something like this - maybe not the same species, but should be close (the soldier fly, not the hoverfly).

Diaz José Miguel
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Diaz José Miguel

La Isabel, Provincia Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Oct 3, 2016
Submitted on Oct 3, 2016

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