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Hover Fly

Helophilus fasciatus

Description:

Hover Fly,Syrphidae

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3 Comments

ChicaMc
ChicaMc 7 years ago

John, thanks again, you are right, appreciate it!

ChicaMc
ChicaMc 7 years ago

Hi John, thanks for commenting and suggesting this id, I'm not convinced yet, but looking into it.

John La Salle
John La Salle 7 years ago

This is actually a wasp-mimicking hover fly in the family Syrphidae
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoverfly
Quite a few of these flies look very much like wasps and bees.

ChicaMc
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ChicaMc

Needham, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Oct 10, 2013
Submitted on Apr 5, 2014

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