Syrphid Fly  (two photos)
male Helophilus latifrons

Helophilus latifrons
I found this fly one cold morning in October on Antelope Island hanging around
the bottom of some Rabbitbrush. I got just a few pictures of it before it vanished.
It was identified to species by Bugguide.  © Carol Davis 10-3-2007

syrphid fly
I was told it was a male Helophilus latifrons. You can find a comparison
between this species and Helophilus fasciatus here. Larvae of this species
is said to be aquatic (N. Y. State Museum). © Carol Davis 10-3-2017

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