Syrphid Flies (Syrphidae)
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Syrphidae-Syrphinae-Bracchini                                              Syrphid Fly
on Salt Marsh Aster
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
September 21, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                           Eristalis tenax                                Rat-tailed Maggot Fly
FBI Pond, Catoctin Mountains
Frederick County, Maryland
September 4, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                            Platycheirus sp.                            Syrphid Fly
Howard County, Maryland
June 25, 2006
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                              
Syrphidae                           Mallota sp. prob. posticata          Syrphid Fly
Mimic of a Bumble Bee
Sugar Loaf Mountain
Frederick County, Maryland
May 25, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                           Mollota sp.                                       Syrphid Fly
Catcotin Mountain Park
Frederick County, Maryland
June 7, 2009
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                           Eristalis transversa                      Transverse Flower Fly  
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
October 8, 2007
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                              
Syrphidae                           Eristalis dimidiata                          Syrphid Fly
Piney Branch Bog environs
Charles County, Maryland
September 19, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                          Spilomyia longicornis                    Syrphid Fly
David Force Park
Howard County, Maryland
September 4, 2010
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott
Syrphidae                           Lejops lineatus                               Striped Hover fly
Gwynn Acers
Howard County, Maryland
March 27, 2012
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                           Eristalis hirta                                   Striped Flower Fly
Fort Frederick State Park
Washington County, Maryland
September 17, 2013
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                          Xylota sp.                                          Syrphid Fly
on Orange touch-me-not flower
Patapsco Valley State Park, Howard County, Maryland
August 18, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                          Milesia virginiensis                        Yellowjacket Hover Fly
Mt. Pleasant, Howard County Conservancy
Howard County, Maryland
June 21, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr    
Syrphidae                           Pterallastes thoracicus
Patapsco Valley State Park
Howard County, Maryland
June 16, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Syrphidae                           Ocyptamus fuscipennis
on Yellow-eyed Grass
Patuxent Research Refuge, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
July 24, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr