Syrphid Fly  (two photos)
Allograpta obliqua

syrphid fly
This beautiful syrphid fly was in my yard in Taylorsville, Utah. The University of Florida has a
fact sheet on this small beneficial fly. Nice insects to have around. Carol D
avis 8-18-2011

syrphid fly
Beautiful Syrphid Fly (Allograpta obliqua) in blooming trees at Tonaquint Nature Park in St. George,
Utah.  This is the first one of these I ever saw but I now see them all over Utah.  Carol Davis, 4-20-2008

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