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Hoverfly

Observed: 22nd April 2011 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Hoverfly 22.4.11.Pilgrims Way
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Hoverfly 22.4.11.Pilgrims Way 1 2
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Description:

Hoverfly hanging out by the pond

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Pond

'Hanging out by a pond' might also suggest Helophilus hybridus, which is more closely tied to water than pendulus. However, as it is a male with a dark bar across tergite 2, and has hind tibia with distal third only dark, it is pendulus.

Ian
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