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Family Syrphidae, Subfamily Eristalinae, Tribe Eristalini, Subtribe Eristalina, Genus Eristalinus. Eristalinus is a genus of hoverfly. Most species have very distinctive eye marking in the form of spots or banding, though these features may fade on some preserved specimens. Most are stout flies, and are nimble flyers, even compared to other hoverfly species. (Wikipedia).
A house's backyard, in the outskirts of a small, rural town.
Common name of this one comes from the striped pattern of its eyes.