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Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Syrphidae: Sphaerophoria contigua 2
Common Name: flower fly

Country: USA
State/District: VA
County: Fairfax
Date (D-M-Y): 7 - 9 - 2003

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Georgetown University
Keywords: A brown DMWP030907 DMWPar FEar insect fly pollinator yellow insect white flower
Additional Information:

Dyke Marsh Preserve has about 360 plant species.    About 78 species (22% of 360) are alien.    This native female flower fly is foraging on the alien, invasive vine Clematis ternifolia.

To see many other organisms that I saw at DMWP on 7 September 2003, please use the keyword DMWP030907.

(updated 1 January 2006, E.M.B.)

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