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Melangyna cincta or Epistrophe melanostoma or ??
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Posted on 07-11-2012 15:23

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Dates: Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Schenefeld near Hamburg, in an uncultivated area, 25 msm, Outsidefoto: kuv, 19th of April 2012, about 11 am. I think it could be Melangyna cincta or Epistrophe melanostoma, but I'm only an amateur. ID possible? Please help.
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kuv attached the following image:

Edited by kuv on 07-11-2012 15:24
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Posted on 07-11-2012 15:25

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Second picture:
kuv attached the following image:

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Posted on 12-11-2012 13:45

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With the triangular yellow spots on T2 it should be Fagisyrphus cinctus.

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Posted on 12-11-2012 19:40

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Thank you very much, Magnus.Smile Smile Smile
Best regards Kuv
Gerard Pennards
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Posted on 16-11-2012 23:15
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Or, as it is called usually, Melangyna cincta.....
Gerard Pennards
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Posted on 17-11-2012 12:07

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Thank you, Gerard, that's very good for obviousness.
Regards Kuv
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