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Common Oblique Syrphid

Allograpta obliqua


Small black and yellow syrphid fly with black and yellow abdomen.


Canal/deciduous habitat.


This pair of syrphids were sharing the same chicory flower.

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beaker98 9 years ago

Thank you again Jemma! Your comments are always appreciated. This is one of my favorite photos that I have taken.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

stunning shot !!

beaker98 9 years ago

Thanks LandmarkExpert! Got a link to that particular mission? Either I'm an idiot (quite possible), or I couldn't find it.

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 9 years ago

this would be a great addition to life and mathematics mission

beaker98 9 years ago

Thank you for the kind comment Timmeh! That's why I love Project Noah too! Amazing photographs every day from lots of talented individuals. I get inspired every day!

Timmeh 9 years ago

Stunning shot! This is why i love project noah!!!

De nada, more people should see this great picture... : )

beaker98 9 years ago

Thank you very much Gilma!

Love this picture, beaker98.

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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Sep 1, 2013
Submitted on Sep 2, 2013

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