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Large Bee Mimics Hoverflies ID please.
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Posted on 20-06-2016 14:34

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I took these Hoverfly images at the weekend in England UK. The first two images are from lowland meadows, the last three from a forest. There seems to be an array of various forms among some of the species. I believe the last is a female Volucella bombylans form plumata?
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Posted on 20-06-2016 21:21

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1,2 and 4 is Cheilosia illustrata, 3 is Criorhina (probably berberina, but i cannot see enough), 5 is Volucella bombylans
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Posted on 21-06-2016 05:58

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Many thanks Treebeard. Here is another image of number three.

Best Wishes Peter.
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Posted on 21-06-2016 07:20

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jes, Criorhina berberina!

Best wishes, Helge
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Posted on 21-06-2016 17:42

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Many thanks Helge for the positive ID.

Best Wishes Peter.
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