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Syrphidae (Eristalis pertinax (female))

Observed: 19th May 2013 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in Invertebrates
The petiole is the tiny vein that follows on from the 2 joined ones joining the outer margin.
Eristalis pertinaxopa female.
Description:

M. florae added to show venation difference.

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Eristalis

The wing venation proves it to be Eristalis, which sometimes does have a suggestion of the bat shape on the thorax. Basically, the veins above the looped vein meet the margin separately in Myathropa, but joined and with a petiole (like here)in Eristalis.

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