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Syrphidae ?
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Posted on 01-09-2023 12:08

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SW France yesterday, about 12 mm long. It came peacefully on my arm. Is it this family ? Paragus ?
Lippo attached the following image:

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Posted on 01-09-2023 12:47

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This is not a Syprhidae, but Tabanidae. Heptatoma pelluscens.

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Posted on 01-09-2023 12:57

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Ah ! Many thanks Smile, a female then.
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