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Which hoverfly is this ?
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Posted on 04-10-2021 12:56
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this hoverfly I found on annual fleabane. Can somebody tell me, which species this is ?

Data: Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, D-59519 Neuhaus, 10.01.2021, beside a forest path.

Best regards

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Edited by Volkmar on 04-10-2021 13:00
Roger Thomason
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Posted on 04-10-2021 16:09
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Episyrphus balteatus (f)
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Posted on 04-10-2021 18:28
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Hello Roger,
thank you very much for this information. 👍 
best regards, Volkmar
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

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@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

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Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

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Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

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The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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