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Colorful Syrphidae larva in the woods --> cf. Syrphus ribesii
Tina S
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Posted on 03-05-2020 20:49

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can someone identify this pretty larva?

Data: Germany, Lower Saxony, B├╝ckeberge, woodland, Beckedorf, 150 m, 9 May 2017, on Ulmus.

Best regards,
Tina S attached the following image:

Edited by Tina S on 22-06-2020 13:14
Tina S
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Posted on 22-06-2020 03:00

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Are there any ideas, please?

Best regards,
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Posted on 22-06-2020 08:49

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Tina, this maybe a Syrphus ribesii - which a extremely variable in colour.

Tina S
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Posted on 22-06-2020 13:14

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Thank you very much, Eric! It's amazing how variable this species can be.

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