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Melangyna labiatarum ID? (Cambridgeshire, UK) (1 Viewer)

DoghouseRiley

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Hi All
I have searched far and wide and the best I can get to is Melangyna labiatarum.
Found in:
1 - a damp, woodland hedgerow,
2 - umbilifers around,
3 - Cambridgeshire locale.

Also seems to fit with dull thorax and yellow scutellum.

But I have never seen this species before so it would be helpful if someone could confirm or put me right.....

Thanks, Gareth
 

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Rotherbirder

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Can't be certain from these images though, as you say, it is likely from the circumstances and location. It would have been helpful to have a view of the frons. When seeking info on insects it would also be useful to have the date that the photo was taken, as phenology can also play a part in identification.

RB
 

DoghouseRiley

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Can't be certain from these images though, as you say, it is likely from the circumstances and location. It would have been helpful to have a view of the frons. When seeking info on insects it would also be useful to have the date that the photo was taken, as phenology can also play a part in identification.

RB
Thanks for your inpuit Rotherbirder

Can you think of any other likely candidates?

Yours, Gareth
 

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