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Hoverfly on Hogweed inflorescence

Observed: 23rd July 2013 By: grant burleighgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

The eyes look separate (Image 2) , so a female I would guess. Abdomen not obviously longer than the wings, arguing against an S. scripta male.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Sphaerophoria sp.
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
    • ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebrates
    • darob57darob57’s reputation in Invertebratesdarob57’s reputation in Invertebratesdarob57’s reputation in Invertebratesdarob57’s reputation in Invertebrates
Species interactions

No interactions present.