Syrphid #2 (Palpada cf. scutellaris) 1

An interesting black hoverfly with a beautiful yellow scutellum and contrasting grey dusting patches. This specimen has been donated to Menno Reemer. Many thanks to Martin Hauser for the identification suggestion.

One comment on “Syrphid #2 (Palpada cf. scutellaris)

  1. Reply Martin May 13,2009 5:43 pm

    Palpada species close to scutellaris. There are several species like this in the Neotropics…

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