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Small UK Hoverfly.
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Limestone grassland next to marsh. Cothill. Oxon, England. July 2017.


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This is a male member of Melanostoma. The lower picture, though a bit blurred, is significant, as we can see an elongate abdomen. Tergite 2 and 3 are much longer than they are wide, so it is M. scalare. In M. mellinum T2 and T3 are both as long as wide.
 
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Thank you Sundew for your help. It is not always to get the correct identification images in natural conditions.
 
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