Small larva with varying shades of gray, white and tan. Sparse bristles. Somewhat resembles a caterpillar or slug. Predatory, feeds on small, soft bodied insects like aphids. Subfamily Syrphinae.
Suburban backyard garden, on a Rose of Sharon that was infested with aphids.
Different looking syrphid larva than ones I have seen previously.
Lat: 40.78, Long: -73.20
Spotted on Jun 14, 2013
Submitted on Jul 8, 2013