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Another day, another ID request (NHants. UK) (1 Viewer)

DoghouseRiley

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Hi All

From a recent outing I have a few ID requests.

First off is this hoverfly, I believe I have correctly shortlisted it to:

Volucella inanis or Volucella zonaria.

The thoracic dorsum is dark like inanis, but the scutellum is chestnut like zonaria.

Thanks, Gareth
 

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Ficedula

velico ergo sum
Hi All

From a recent outing I have a few ID requests.

First off is this hoverfly, I believe I have correctly shortlisted it to:

Volucella inanis or Volucella zonaria.

The thoracic dorsum is dark like inanis, but the scutellum is chestnut like zonaria.

Thanks, Gareth

For confident ID you need to photograph the sternites. But I think this is inanis.
 
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