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Hoverfly sp

Observed: 11th April 2012 By: peteralfreypeteralfrey’s reputation in Invertebratespeteralfrey’s reputation in Invertebrates
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thanks a lot :-)

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Females

It's worth remembering that in females (which this is) the abdomen pattern is essentially the same on H. hybridus, too. The frons marking, hairs on margin of tergite 5 and the dark on the hind tibiae are the points which differentiate the two. This one fits for pendulus.

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Blimey literally fine

Blimey literally fine differences. Will have a closer look next time. Thanks again.