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Observed: 8th August 2013 By: Brian H PriceBrian H Price’s reputation in InvertebratesBrian H Price’s reputation in InvertebratesBrian H Price’s reputation in Invertebrates
Xanthogramma pedissequum
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Major Bombylius's picture

If you used Collins

If you used Collins Photographic Guide to Insects there is a photo of X.pedisequum labelled as E.nitens

stevegregory's picture

That's why you shouldn't use

That's why you shouldn't use the Collins Guide for ID - It's only a GUIDE (the word's in the title!)

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E.nitens/X.pedissequum

Do I therefore take it that the X. pedissequum in Collins is NOT as labelled? And if not what is it?
As the two specimens referred to are totally different!

ophrys's picture

transposed

The pictures of the two species, Xanthogramma pedissequum and Eupeodes nitens are transposed, as I remember it. Though whether it actually is E. nitens I have no idea!

Ian
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