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Old Wednesday 24th August 2005, 08:18   #53
Pterodroma
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Originally Posted by steve covey
Hi Pterodroma,
they are both Eristalis spp. The left hand one is probably arbustorum and the other looks like tenax. Was this one much bigger than the first?
Cheers,

Steve.
Hiya Steve

Yes, the second was much larger (it was a large species of hoverfly).

By the way, I'm intending getting the book you recommended (but it's currently about the fifth in line!!)

Best wishes
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