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Syphrus sp? (Cambs, UK) (1 Viewer)

DoghouseRiley

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Hi All
Attached are 4 photos of what I believe are Hoverflies from the Syphrus group?
Could you please take a look and let me know if that is the case and if it is possible to
narrow them down to the exact species?
Thanks
Gareth
 

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Rotherbirder

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Most likely Syrphus sp & no! How many individuals are involved? The three commoner species (ribesii, torvus & vitripennis) are still very difficult to separate without specimens and a good hand lens or microscope!

RB
 

DoghouseRiley

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Most likely Syrphus sp & no! How many individuals are involved? The three commoner species (ribesii, torvus & vitripennis) are still very difficult to separate without specimens and a good hand lens or microscope!

RB
Hi RB
The first two are different individuals, 3 & 4 are nother individual
 
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