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Differential diagnosis

Simosyrphus grandicornis has anterior anepisternum bare; male holoptic; metasternum bare; scutum with well-defined yellow lateral vittaextending at least from postpronotum to suture; abdomen margined; vein R4+5 straight or nearly so; wing membranewith microtrichia very sparse and scattered, the apical third with a t least narrow bare areas extending almost to apices of vein R4+5 and spurious vein; katepisternum without dorsal yellow macula; and male metatrochanter simple.


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Source: Flower flies (Syrphidae)

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