Diptera-Syrphidae-Eupeodes volucris-Bird Hover Fly FEMALE (E)

Eupeodes volucris

El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
January 13, 2016
Inside the “ceiling” of a high tunnel or hoop house
Determined by Salvador Vitanza
Confirmed by Kelsey J.R.P. Byers who said: “Note the straight R4+5 vein and mostly bare eyes, which separates it from Scaeva pyrastri, which also has whitish curved markings on the abdomen and is in the same tribe.”
Bill Dean’s comments: “The black somewhat semi-circular mark above the black antennae and clear pale yellow band separating it from the rest of the frons…”

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