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Hover fly

Observed: 22nd August 2011 By: MartincitoMartincito’s reputation in InvertebratesMartincito’s reputation in InvertebratesMartincito’s reputation in InvertebratesMartincito’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sphaerophoria interacts

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Female

The eyes separate, rather than touching, atop the head, means it is a female (as does the pointed end to the abdomen). Females cannot reliably be taken to species and will just be 'Sphaerophoria'...so you are right!.

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Thanks for the encouragement!

Thanks for the encouragement!