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Spanish hoverfly Sphaerophoria rueppelli
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Posted on 21-09-2021 18:29

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Is it possible to identify this hoverfly?
Data for the specimen: July 30, 2007, Spain, Catalonia, prov. Girona, Blanes
Edited by Nikolay_D on 21-09-2021 19:09
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Additional image of another specimen taken on the same site a few days later (August 8, 2007).
Sorry for the poor quality, but I hope that some features important for ID are visible.
Roger Thomason
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Sphaerophoria rueppelli

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Thank you for the ID!
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