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Volucella bombylans (buff-coloured form) from Russia
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Posted on 05-10-2021 20:27

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Please, help with the ID for this Arctophila sp.
Specimen data: July 25, 2021 Russia, Moscow Region, dry meadow.
Body length: 14mm. Wingspan: 26mm.
Edited by Nikolay_D on 06-10-2021 22:48
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Posted on 05-10-2021 23:30
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Also Volucella bombylans, the rare buff-coloured form (see https://www.dipte...d_id=72115).
Regards, Sundew
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Posted on 06-10-2021 21:25

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Thank you for the help with the ID!
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