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Hoverfly

Eristalinus megacephalus (Rossi, 1794)

Notes:

Order: Diptera, Family: Syrphidae, Genus: Eristalinus, Species: Eristalinus megacephalus.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Spotted Eye Hoverfly
Eristalinus aeneus


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5 Comments

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 7 years ago

Nice one!

IanWongkar
IanWongkar 7 years ago

I agree with you JuanDiTrani, Eristalinus megacephalus this hoverfly alot in Indonesia.

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 7 years ago

Hi Johan. I think you are right on the genus, but the abdomen on aeneus is remarkably different.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Tabanidae Family member.

IanWongkar
Spotted by
IanWongkar

Jakarta, Indonesia

Spotted on Sep 7, 2012
Submitted on Sep 24, 2012

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