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Dark Helophilus

Observed: 14th May 2009 By: bugbotherer
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Helophilus pendulus Bodnant
Description:

Is this a dark Helophilus pendulus? Observed at Bodnant Gardens N Wales in May 2009

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Helophilus

Almost certainly is pendulus, I think, as the hind tibia does appear to be mostly pale. Certainly a dark individual, though.

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thanks

Thanks Ophrys. good to have a second opinion on this ID