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PilonmAugust 18th, 2015, 9:04 am
Quebec

Posts: 19
Hello all,

Would it be possible to identify this female Syrphidae? (Genus, Species)?

Those pictures were taken in a marsh near home (Quebec, near Vermont).







Thanks alot :)


Michel (from Quebec, Canada; near Vermont)

MillcreekAugust 18th, 2015, 10:40 am
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 315
Michel-

I believe your Syrphidae is a member of the genus Eristalis. I don't have any idea to species but this link may help.

http://jeanbrodeur.smugmug.com/Insectes-du-Quebec/Les-Mouches-du-Qu%C3%A9ebc/i-Fvq3Gfc
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"
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PilonmAugust 30th, 2015, 1:30 pm
Quebec

Posts: 19
Thanks alot Millcreek,

You are right as finally it is Eristalis tenax :)

Cheers,

Michel

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