CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Syrphid Fly (Toxomerus sp. likely boscii)
a.k.a. Hover fly, flower fly, hoverfly; Thin-lined Calligrapher
This bee mimic is BENEFICIAL in both adult and larval stages.
“Hoverflies are important generalist predators of aphids” source: https://www.ars.usda.gov/research/publications/publication/?seqNo115=315556
Re: identification: “The main characters are: the yellow stripe on the mesonotum is not very thick and the hind femur has a black ring.” source: https://bugguide.net/node/view/351203
Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bidens alba