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Wasp mimic fly for id.
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Posted on 21-11-2022 18:17

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In South India. Photo by- Mr Pavan Ramchandra
DPD attached the following image:

Menno Reemer
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It's a species of the genus Metadon (Syrphidae: Microdontinae).
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Posted on 22-11-2022 09:12
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You are kidding, Metadon is a drug. Sad
Jan Maca
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Posted on 22-11-2022 13:38

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Indeed, not only a drug :-)
The determination by Menno Reemer seems me correct.
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