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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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Posted on 03-05-2018 12:20
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It gives the impession of Eristalis tenax

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Thankyou for your replies.
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28.08.20 12:57
That woul be up to me, as an administrator. Smile

27.08.20 12:30
I want to move a thread to the Syphridae subforum - how can I do this?

24.08.20 13:17
How do I post?

08.08.20 14:31
ah ok ! I didn't knew oops !

07.08.20 08:12
They are already in Poland !

04.08.20 21:02
Today a Chrysomya albiceps found in North of France ! I was quite surprised !

02.08.20 10:10
Ok... lower case naming for images.. understood,Lothar

02.08.20 10:02
I uploadad a jpg, but it is not visible in the thread...Lothar

30.07.20 21:32
Have you checked the FAQ already?

30.07.20 02:23
cannot upload photos, it says wrong name. can someone please explain the exact procedure and the does and donts?

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