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A Hoverfly from Portugal for ID please
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Posted on 02-05-2018 21:51

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I think this is Eristalis sp , but is it possible to get an exact species name from this image .
creaturesnapper attached the following image:

Edited by creaturesnapper on 02-05-2018 21:57
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Posted on 03-05-2018 05:37

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From this image it is almost surely impossible. You need to see, for example, all legs, arista, etc. to use a key.

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Paul Beuk
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It gives the impession of Eristalis tenax

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Posted on 04-05-2018 19:21

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Thankyou for your replies.
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