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Thick Headed Fly

Myopa sp.


This Myopa sp. fly was even more red as it posed against this buttercup.



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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

Thank you, Eric. I left this as "unidentified" because I was unsure if there were any visual characteristics that could distinguish the different species, and I wanted to make sure it showed up as "unknown" to anyone who might be able to provide a more specific identification.

BugEric 5 years ago

Why is this still "unidentified?" Genus is about the best you are going to do from an image of a live specimen.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

Thank you very much, Kya! I've already filled my five-mission per spotting allotment, though! I might have to do some switching around!

Kya 5 years ago

You can also upload this to field missions "nature in yellow" and "pollinators of the world".

Greenville, New York, USA

Lat: 42.42, Long: -74.02

Spotted on Jun 1, 2013
Submitted on Jun 24, 2013

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