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Syrphidae ID. >Scaeva pyrastri
Pentti Ketola
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Posted on 20-08-2019 11:21

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Photo on Finland Kokkola 20 Aug. 2019.
Is it possible to get genus for that fly?

Thanks for help.
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Edited by Pentti Ketola on 06-09-2019 11:11
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Rupert Huber
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Hi Pentti!
Genus Scaeva (a female).
Looks like S. pyrastri to me, but this should be confirmed by an expert, before you take it for sure.
Best greetings
Pentti Ketola
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Thanks Rupert!
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Bert Oving
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male Scaeva pyrastri, without doubt
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Thank you very much!

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Posted on 06-09-2019 12:14

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Hi, a typo (happened to me, too): it's a female

Greetings, Eric
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