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Old Thursday 21st May 2020, 20:52   #1
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is this Epistrophe eligans

It doesn't really match E eligans in my book but I cannot find anything closer. The photos were taken today, 21st May on Hawthorn.
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Old Friday 22nd May 2020, 04:53   #2
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It doesn't match because it isn't one!

It's Myathropa florea
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Old Friday 22nd May 2020, 06:51   #3
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It doesn't really match E eligans in my book but I cannot find anything closer. The photos were taken today, 21st May on Hawthorn.
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Ken
Always check wing venation. In your photo loop in R4+5 clearly visible so would take you straight to subfamily.
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