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Dasysyrphus?

Observed: 11th August 2013 By: IWoodwardIWoodward’s reputation in InvertebratesIWoodward’s reputation in Invertebrates
Larkswood pool area Hoverfly sp 3 2013-08-11 (5)
Larkswood pool area Hoverfly sp 3 2013-08-11 (3)
Larkswood pool area Hoverfly sp 3 2013-08-11 (4)
Description:

Found dead whilst sweep netting a clump of Knapweed

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bicinctum

They are not dissimilar, but the clue is in the name. Dasysyrphus tri-cinctus has three yellow bands, Chrysotoxum bi-cinctum has two. Then, the Chrysotoxum has longer antennae and much more black on leading edge of the wing.

Ian
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