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Syrphid Fly

Spilomyia Longicornis


Fly with black and yellow banding and pattern. Eyes are also yellow and black. Insect was approximately 1" in length.


Residential clearing surrounded by Deciduous Forest.


Taken during Fall season after frost nearing Winter. Swarms of Lady Bugs present.

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LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Great spotting! It looks like a Yellow Jacket Mimic. It's wonderful.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Fantastic spotting!

naturelover0224 8 years ago

Syrphid or flower fly

Daniel Prince
Spotted by
Daniel Prince

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Oct 29, 2013
Submitted on Oct 29, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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