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Tom Murray | all galleries >> Arthropods - Arthropoda >> Insects - Insecta >> Flies - Diptera >> Syrphid Flies - Syrphidae >> Syrphid Flies - subfamily Eristalinae >> Syrphid Flies - tribe Eristalini > Eristalis tenax
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Eristalis tenax

Eristalis tenax

Royalston, Ma.

Canon EOS 10D
1/181s f/16.0 at 100.0mm iso400 full exif

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Guest 29-Jun-2004 20:43
This is an adult "drone fly," Eristalis tenax, family Syrphidae. They are excellent mimics of honey bees, but valuable pollinators in their own right.