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Cheilosia

Observed: 19th May 2011 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Cheilosia

Something about this one is suggesting a female albitarsis/ranunculi. Is there a suggestion of pale tarsal segments on the front legs? I tend to ignore females of Cheilosia, when males are there as well!

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Yes it is a tough one Its a

Yes it is a tough one
Its a bit smaller than the usual C.albitarsis/ranunculi and the colour blue-black on the thorax but I agree about the front legs, more pictures are necessary to be sure
I'll change it to Cheilosia F