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The face had a smudged and uneven central face stripe - perhaps as a result of wear - but the thickened metatarsus on the hind leg seems to be right for this species
Alan Brampton (Benson)
You may be right, but it is inconclusive in the photo...it does not look especially thickened to me. Give me a specimen, any day!
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I dont think you are million miles away Alan but a few more images would clinch it - I did think it Arbustorum myself , but its aclose call on the angle etc
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Thanks for the feedback from Ophrys and Wildlife Ranger - extra photographs of same fly now added (as a new observation - I couldn't work out how to add extra photographs to the previous observation).
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