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Merodon equestris actually | British Criorhina for ID
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Posted on 16-05-2018 21:43
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Is this Criorhina floccosa or C. berberina?

UK, London, Wimbledon Common, 15 May 2018:
Edited by evergestis on 17-05-2018 20:02
Vlad Proklov
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Posted on 16-05-2018 22:11

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Hi evergestis,

Its neither. Merodon equestris, a colour morph unbeknownst to me.


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Posted on 17-05-2018 01:20
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Thanks! It's apparently f. narcissi, as known in Britain.
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