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A Yellowjacket Hoverfly, a member of the Syrphidae family of flies, feeding on Swamp Rose flowers (Rosa palustris). Related Resource: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swamp_rose Editor's Note: I saw the coolest insect at Huntley Meadows Park yesterday. I've never seen anything like it. Look closely -- it looks like it's wearing sunglasses! Thanks to "JuanDiTrani" for the helpful comment!
Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...
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