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Unknown syrphid from Lappland (2) - Melanostoma sp.
Marc T
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Hi together,

I've found this nice hoverfly a couple of days ago (Thu, Sept. 07th, 2017) in the evening close to Puuluoto (Finnland, Lappland, Tornio) on cf. Achillea sp. Size was about 8mm in length.

Thanks in advance for your help,

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Edited by Marc T on 13-09-2017 05:25
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tergites (hopefully same specimen!?)
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Paul Beuk
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Melanostoma sp.

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Paul Beuk on
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Thx Paul, 2 times!!!

BR, Marc
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