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Syrphidae: Cheilosia caerulescens ♂
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Posted on 13-11-2021 12:34

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I photographed this fly near Monte Ocre (AQ), Italy, on October 4th 2021. I think it is a Syrphidae, but is it possible to identify its genus or species just from this photo?

Thank you in advance,
ESant attached the following image:

Edited by ESant on 05-12-2021 19:41
Karsten Thomsen
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Posted on 25-11-2021 17:22
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With bare eyes, wing bands and light-coloured knees, it must belong to Cheilosia caerulescens (m),

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Posted on 05-12-2021 19:40

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Thank you very much Karsten!
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