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Heliophilus sp. Hoverflies 30 Aug 2012 12-53

Observed: 30th August 2012 By: Jonathan
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Heliophilus sp. Hoverflies 30 Aug 2012 12-53
Description:

on Centaurea nigra

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Thanks, Chris.

Thanks, Chris.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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Helophilus

Helophilus and Xylota are not the same at all. Xylota are blackish species which are found mostly in woodland and run around over leaves of trees, brambles and so on, imitating solitary wasps.

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Hmm.. I wonder why putting

Hmm.. I wonder why putting Helophilus into the scientific name field produced Xylota when I hit 'Get Recommended'? Something fishy going on there. We'd better investigate.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)