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Eristalini or Merodontini sp?
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Posted on 27-05-2020 00:04

Location: Warwickshire, UK
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Photographed on the headland at Leucate near Narbonne in France in mid September 2019. It doesn't quite match with any of the UK species.
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Edited by walwyn on 29-05-2020 14:10
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Posted on 28-05-2020 22:02

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Thinking now perhaps Merodontini perhaps Eumerus.
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Posted on 30-05-2020 14:04

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I think Merodon.

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Posted on 31-05-2020 17:50

Location: Warwickshire, UK
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Thanks Helge. That is where my thoughts are heading based on wing veins and this key
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