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Syrphus species

Observed: 6th July 2007 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebrates
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    Likely ID
    a hoverfly (Syrphus sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Syrphus species

Thanks for the comments

Which 2 species are these?

With Best Wishes

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The two species that can't be separated in the males are Syrphus vitripennis and Syrphus rectus. S. vitripennis is widespread and common, S. rectus has only been found a few times so far in Britain and Ireland.

Entomologist and biological recorder