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Recent content by Ficedula

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    Wasp, fly?

    A somewhat implausible claim given that you are correct.
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    Bee fly? UK, July 2021

    Myathropa florea
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    The Hoverfly Thread

    #1 Eristalis #2,3,4 Apis mellifera
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    Micro Moth ID

    Not really similar, note the palps, quite different in Pammene and Dichrorampha. This is one of the D. petiverella/alpinana/flavodorsata complex best identified by gen. prep. Of these three the fact that it is on Tansey would point to petiverella or flavodorsata, but dorsal patch looks much...
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    The Hoverfly Thread

    #1 Eristalis (probably tenax, not intricaria) #2 Sphaerophoria scripta #3 Syrphus sp #4 Eupeodes sp
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    The Hoverfly Thread

    Actually a leaf-cutter bee Megachile
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    Fly ID, Essex UK

    yes, Dolicopodidae, genus Dolichopus
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    Welsh Chaffer (Hoplia philanthus)? (Cambs. UK)

    Lo Lots about at moment, seen several today, much more widespread than vernacular name suggests.
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    Cambridgeshire flower ID with unknown insect on board

    The bee is probably Andrena but that is as far as I can go.
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    European hornet or median wasp

    Dolichovespula media (unless there are other media look-alikes in Germany)
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    Insect for I/D

    The photo is low resolution so not possible to see venation adequately but seems to have small areolet so Netelia, Tryphoninae
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    Swollen-thighed Beetle (Oedemera nobilis) (Female)?? (Cambs, UK)

    without knowing size not certain, but I think Oedemera lurida which does not have swollen femora in male or female.