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Hover fly

Melangyna damaster

Description:

this hover fly was try to land on to the flower repetitively. it been done the same routine for about 6-7 times.

6 Comments

kimkiu
kimkiu 10 years ago

thanks ^^

julia.mccoey
julia.mccoey 10 years ago

That should be the right species. There are lots of similar species but I'm pretty confident that you have Melangyna damaster there, because that is the Victorian one, and the other species just didn't look quite right. There is no wiki page on Melangyna damaster, so I reckon you should put your photo on wiki commons and make the stub article!

kimkiu
kimkiu 10 years ago

thank you very much!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Lovely composite Kim!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 10 years ago

I have enjoyed Syrphid Flies for a couple of years (since I discovered exactly what they were). There is something fascinating about them. These are wonderful photos!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Brilliant shots kimkiu. Hoverflies are becoming one of my favourites. I think they are so photogenic :)

kimkiu
Spotted by
kimkiu

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 18, 2012
Submitted on May 18, 2012

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