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hoverfly, Toxomerus Syrphid Fly

Toxomerus marginatus

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catgrin 8 years ago
Hoverfly, Toxomerus Syrphid Fly
Toxomerus marginatus Toxomerus marginatus

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catgrin 8 years ago

Hi there! I just was getting ready to post a hoverfly, and saw your posting. The dark back and brownish eyes make me believe this is a T. marginatus, which has a caramel-brown color in-between the black bars on its back, instead of yellow. Lovely picture!

SusanEllison 8 years ago

Cindy, I think it is a hoverfly just do not know for sure. so I am going to name it hoverfly till someone challenges it.

CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Hi Susan, it sure looks like one. I'll look into it later if no one can give you a species ID.

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Houston, Texas, USA

Spotted on Feb 29, 2012
Submitted on Feb 29, 2012

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