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Which flies are making love here? => Eumerus tuberculatus?
Jaap Vink
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Posted on 16-08-2016 16:26

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Today I photographed these mating flies in my garden in Bosch en Duin (Utrecht), The Netherlands.
Would appreciate an identification.
Thanks in advance, Jaap Vink
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Edited by Jaap Vink on 16-08-2016 19:25
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Posted on 16-08-2016 17:54

Location: Soest, NL
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Eumerus spec. (Syrphidae).
Based on the locality, it is quite likely Eu. tuberculatus.

Jaap Vink
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Posted on 16-08-2016 19:27

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Dank, Theo
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