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Orangeback (Pterallastes thoracicus) On Helianthus microcephalus at the edge of a dense mixed forest. <br />
Excuse the blur! I was messing with camera settings, and this fly was moving a lot! Geotagged,Pterallastes thoracicus,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Orangeback (Pterallastes thoracicus)

On Helianthus microcephalus at the edge of a dense mixed forest.
Excuse the blur! I was messing with camera settings, and this fly was moving a lot!

    comments (3)

  1. Nice shot! The blur is soooo slight that I had to zoom in to see it. Posted 13 days ago
    1. Aww thanks! <3 I was hoping it didn't turn out too awful. Posted 12 days ago
      1. Definitely not! Posted 10 days ago

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''Pterallastes thoracicus'' is a species of syrphid fly in the family Syrphidae.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 6, 2019. Captured Sep 4, 2019 09:50 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/10.0
  • 1/12s
  • ISO160
  • 100mm