Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Syrphidae: Sphaerophoria contigua 2
Common Name: flower fly
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Keywords: A brown DMWP030907 DMWPar FEar insect fly pollinator yellow insect white flower
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.)