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Syrphidae: big one from Austria
Eckhart Derschmidt
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Posted on 04-07-2022 23:03

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Hi, I photographed this specimen in Scharnstein, southern Upper Austria on May 31, 2022. Rather big, bigger than a honey bee. And it appeared to attack bees that were busy on the catnip (for whatever reason).
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Juergen Peters
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Merodon equestris.

(Should have been posted in the Syrphidae subforum.)
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Juergen Peters
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