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Syrphidae - Ferdinandea sp.
Liliane D
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Posted on 19-10-2019 20:02

Location: France
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In the south of France, on October 3, 2019.
Dry garrigue area.
Thank you for your help in identifying us.
Liliane D attached the following image:

Edited by Liliane D on 19-10-2019 22:13
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Posted on 19-10-2019 21:07

Location: Reading, UK
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Looks like a Ferdinandea sp (Syrphidae)
Liliane D
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Posted on 20-10-2019 00:41

Location: France
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Thank you very much Tristram,

Can it be Ferdinandea aurea? With its yellow legs and the median black facial spot seen under the right antenna.
Edited by Liliane D on 20-10-2019 12:27
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