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Syrphid Fly

Eristalinus aeneus

Description:

Unlike the other Syrphids I'm used to seeing! Thanks to ForestDragon for the ID.

Habitat:

Urban

1 Species ID Suggestions

Syrphid Fly
Eristalinus aeneus Species Eristalinus aeneus - BugGuide.Net


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5 Comments

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

I agree! Unearthly!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Sometimes you get lucky! Those eyes are amazing!

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

Looks like you're right! Thanks! I wasn't expecting an ID down to species.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Pretty sure I found it. It is native to Europe and doesn't appear to have a common name.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Liam, that's a really interesting one! I'm looking now.

Liam
Spotted by
Liam

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Feb 23, 2011
Submitted on Dec 30, 2012

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