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Hoverfly, unidentified

Observed: 8th September 2013 By: Nev WrightNev Wright’s reputation in InvertebratesNev Wright’s reputation in InvertebratesNev Wright’s reputation in InvertebratesNev Wright’s reputation in Invertebrates
_MG_9758
Description:

Never seen this patterning before...!

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Melanostoma sp.
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Mydaea's picture

It is infected with

It is infected with Entomophthora fungus.

Nev Wright's picture

Yugh...I suppose that would

Yugh...I suppose that would account for why it kept so still to be photographed!