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Eupeodes corollae? Worms, Germany
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Posted on 18-05-2020 10:15

Location: Heidelberg, Germany
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Hello! On May 17th, 2020, I observed this fly next to the river Rhein close to Worms, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. It was resting on a sunny patch of shrubs and grasses between the river and a tree-lined path. Could it be an Eupeodes? Thank you in advance! Ina
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Edited by inasiebert on 18-05-2020 11:57
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Posted on 18-05-2020 11:24
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It looks like a female Eupeodes corollae indeed. But all your Syrphidae posts should be transferred to the Syrphidae subforum where the experts are!
Regards, Sundew
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Posted on 18-05-2020 11:59

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Thank you very much for the ID and the hint! I will pay better attention where to place my queries next time. Smile
Best wishes
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