Yumbo, Colombia

Is this a fly mimicing a stinging insect like bee or wasp? And what might it be?

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Minot, ND

It's a flower/hover fly (family Syrphidae). Many species in this family appear to be bee/wasp mimics.
https://syrphidaecolombia.myspecies.info/

Yumbo, Colombia

Great, thank you.

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