Syrphid Fly (Toxomerus marginatus)

Order: Diptera (DIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Toxomerus (toks-oh-MER-us) (Info)
Species: marginatus (mar-gin-AY-tus) (Info)

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Deer, Arkansas
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Bear, Delaware
Fort George G Meade, Maryland
Brandon, Mississippi
Stilwell, Oklahoma
Summerville, South Carolina
Spring, Texas
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Positive

On Mar 17, 2009, tashmoore from Fort George G Meade, MD wrote:

Aka flower fly, or hover fly. Males have the eyes touching. Adults visit flowers for food while larvae eat aphids, thrips, and small caterpillars.