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Hoverfly

Eristalis sp.

Description:

About 3/8 inch long.

Habitat:

Spotted on goldenrod bordering an open field and wetlands.


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4 Comments

Kyle A
Kyle A 4 years ago

Bugguide agrees with your ID. Eristalis it is! Thanks for the help.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/996733

Kyle A
Kyle A 4 years ago

After scrolling through some images on bugguide, it looks to be a close match. Still iffy though. I'll post it there and see if that pans out. Again, thanks for the info.

Kyle A
Kyle A 4 years ago

Thank you for the pointer. I'll check out that on BugGuide.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Eristalis tenax male ?

Rhode Island, USA

Lat: 41.90, Long: -71.44

Spotted on Sep 15, 2014
Submitted on Sep 16, 2014

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