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Syrphid

A nice syrphid having a banquet on one of my sunflowers :-)

 

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Diptera

Superfamily: Syrphoidea

Family: Syrphidae

(info from Wikipedia)

 

Taken with a Raynox DCR-250 Macro Lens on a Panasonic Lumix FZ30.

I used the built-in flash and my "homemade flash diffusor"

 

Photo of the day at the Advanced Amateur Gallery group on April 14th 2007. Thank you for the distinction :-)

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Uploaded on September 11, 2006