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Hoverfly As their common name suggests, they are often seen hovering or nectaring at flowers. Daylight,Detail,Eristalis tenax,Field,Florida,Geotagged,Spring,United States,Wild life,flower flies,hoverfly,nature,photo by T.G,syrphid flies Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. I have looked and can not find this species the markings do not match any i can find. Posted 3 years ago
    1. I've got to the genus Palpada. It looks to me like Palpada vinetorum, but I am not sure, the legs are not so yellow. There is an expert at bugguide.net who may know them better if you want to get a second opinion.
      http://bugguide.net/node/view/85020
      http://bugguide.net/node/view/83386
      http://calhouncountywaspsandflies.org/palpada-vinetorum/
      Posted 3 years ago
      1. think you are right about it being Palpada vinetorum . thank you for your help WildFlower Posted 3 years ago

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Uploaded Jul 19, 2016. Captured May 12, 2016 12:11 in 825 N Rainbow Dr, Hollywood, FL 33021, USA.
  • NIKON D3200
  • f/7.1
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 55mm