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Flower Fly

Description:

Female Flower Fly, 1 cm body length. The wings are longer than the body and are clear with brown spots. The body color is bronze and the thorax has 4 prominent dark longitudinal stripes. The abdomen has black bands. Family Syrphidae.

Habitat:

On flowers and bushes along the roadside, Km. 16, Highway between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico.

Notes:

The male of this species might be all bronze colored, dark wings without spots and very faint or no stripes on the thorax. See: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/312....


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LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.70, Long: -92.86

Spotted on Nov 8, 2018
Submitted on Nov 12, 2018

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