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Soldier Fly - Male Chloromyia formosa, I think

Observed: 17th September 2012 By: rod williamsrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

A robust, 'bold' fly; bronze rather than green thorax denoting male?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Mydaea's picture

It is a Xylota hoverfly,

It is a Xylota hoverfly, probably X. segnis.

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Xylota ID

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