bald-faced hornet mimic hoveerfly, Spilomyia fusca  (Diptera: Syrphidae) - 1472024

bald-faced hornet mimic hoveerfly
Spilomyia fusca Loew, 1864

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: mimic of the baldfaced hornet, Dolichovespula maculata (L.); Published as cover of Journal Entomological Science, 1999 vol 34 (4); photo 20 August 1991;
Image type: Laboratory
Subject Gender: Female
Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: near Highlands, Macon County, North Carolina, United States

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Name: Frank E French
Organization: Georgia Southern University
Country: United States

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, June 23, 2009
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