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Syrphid Fly

Allograpta exotica


Hoverfly with patterned abdomen and clear wings. This female was about 7mm long. This is very similar to the Common Oblique Syrphid - A. obliqua but the face has a black stripe making this A. exotica.


Front yard hovering around African Daisy and Rose


A good graphic showing the difference between A. obliqua and A. exotica is at:

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San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Nov 14, 2013
Submitted on Nov 14, 2013

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