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Syrphidae - could this be Tropidia scita ?
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Posted on 02-09-2023 12:42

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Hello, I took a picture of this fly today with thickend hind femora. Could this be a Tropidia scrita ? What sex? Location south of Mannheim, Southwestern Germany, not far from the Rhine. Many thanks in advance for your help.
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Syritta pipiens (male)
Edited by Roger Thomason on 02-09-2023 13:19
Juergen Peters
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Posted on 02-09-2023 20:37
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Should have been posted in the Syrphidae section.
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Juergen Peters
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