Syrphid Fly
Temnostoma excentrica

mating pair of Temnostoma syrphid flies
I found these beautiful wasp or bee-like Syrphid Flies in the Jordanelle Wetlands. According to
Bugguide, this also comes in a gray morph. © Carol Davis 7/3/2011

possible Temnostoma vespiforme
Bugguide placed these two in
Temnostoma excentrica . You can read more about them here and a little
here from the Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences.  © Carol Davis, 7-3-2011

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