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hoverfly, Toxomerus Syrphid Fly

Toxomerus marginatus

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catgrin 11 years ago
Hoverfly, Toxomerus Syrphid Fly
Toxomerus marginatus Toxomerus marginatus

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catgrin 11 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 11 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 11 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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