Skimmer Fly

Paragus ?

Syrphidae from Eldoret, Kenya. Photo © by Michael Plagens

This photo probably lacks enough clarity to allow specific identification to genus and species. Eldoret, Kenya, January 2012.

If a Dipterist (a scientist that studies the world of flies, or Diptera) happens upon this page perhaps an e-mail will be sent with an identity.

A field naturalist could uncover some interesting fact about this insect by following to it's food sources and oviposition sites.

Syrphidae (Paragini) - Hover Fly Family

Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens. Page created 19 March 2012,
updated 20 July 2021.