Thread subject: :: Female of Sphaerophoria ... - further ID? --> Spaerophoria sp.

Posted by kuv on 24-03-2020 13:13

Northern Germany, Hamburg-Flottbek, Botanic garden, 21th of September 2019, at a flower of Aster sp., Outsidephotos: kuv (only this picture).
Please help to get the ID.

Edited by kuv on 13-05-2020 11:00

Posted by kuv on 06-05-2020 09:32

Please a second chance for ID
Greetings Kuv

Posted by Sundew on 12-05-2020 00:22

Spaerophoria females cannot be distinguished, as we learned from many threads here (just search the archive!). Yours looks peculiar: the head tells us "female", but the slender, parallel-sided abdomen looks rather "male-ish". Either way there is no chance for a species name, thus the long silence...
Regards, Sundew

Edited by Sundew on 12-05-2020 00:22

Posted by kuv on 12-05-2020 11:00

Thank you Sundew :) it's very nice to get this answer. As the fly looks really peculiar I thought that this reason is perhaps a chance for a name ...
Best regards Kuv