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Sphaerophoria

Observed: 13th September 2013 By: BDeed
Merseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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Description:

Photographed around the frontal slacks full of Parnassia palustris. Sphaerophoria scripta(?) also present.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sphaerophoria interacts

Comments

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Sphaerophoria

females can't be done even with a specimen, you need a mating pair. And males apart from scripta need microscopic examination. The abdomen of scripta males is longer than the wings - which I see you're aware of

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