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Mesembrina mystacea?
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Posted on 21-09-2021 20:15

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The photo was taken on August 23, 2008 in Russia (Moscow region).
Edited by Nikolay_D on 24-09-2021 12:43
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Posted on 21-09-2021 20:41

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I am not specialist. But this should be Arctophila sp., fits to A. bombiformis. I do not know if there is another similar species in Russia.
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Posted on 21-09-2021 21:04

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It just occurred to me, that this may be Mesembrina sp. It was photographed on the cow dung. Not a typical place for a hoverfly.
Edited by Nikolay_D on 21-09-2021 22:13
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Posted on 22-09-2021 20:33

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Mesembrina mystacea, maybe.

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Posted on 24-09-2021 12:32

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Thank you for the ID.
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