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Small orange Empis
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Posted on 13-05-2023 11:21

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Found this morning in Warwickshire garden about 6-7mm.
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A y help appreciated on this
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Roger Thomason
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Posted on 13-05-2023 17:58
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Empis (Xanthempis) stercorea
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Posted on 14-05-2023 08:31
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Empis scutellata, I think.
Best wishes, Niels-Jan Dek
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Posted on 14-05-2023 11:31

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Thank you Roger and nielsyese.

E scutellata was my best guess but I couldn't be sure of that. Roger what makes you point to E. stercorea?
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