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Hoverfly

Observed: 7th May 2013 By: davidcareyhadlowdavidcareyhadlow’s reputation in Invertebratesdavidcareyhadlow’s reputation in Invertebratesdavidcareyhadlow’s reputation in Invertebratesdavidcareyhadlow’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_7585 Hoverfly Access Trail 07 05 2013 c6
Description:

Looks like a slightly inflated hind femur, but I don't think I've seen this one before.

Identifications
Species interactions

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Comments

davidcareyhadlow's picture

Neoascia

Thanks Ophrys - very interesting!

David

David

Roger Morris's picture

I would say that if the

I would say that if the locality contained Petasites hybridus then it could be N. obliqua, but in general in southern England this is not a common occurrence and it is likely to be N. podagrica

davidcareyhadlow's picture

Neoascia

Thanks Roger,

I don't know of any Petasites in the area, so podagrica sounds definitely the more likely, although it remains undetermined,

Cheers,

David

David