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Spotted-eye Syrphid Fly, Spotted-eye Hoverfly

Eristalinus arvorum


Urban garden.


Similar spotting on the same day south of my location at

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Spotted-eye Syrphid Fly, Spotted-eye Hoverfly
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JanineLingTurner 7 years ago

love #3

Thanks Agnes for the ID and info! :)

Hi Leana, I did further research on our spotted-eye hoverfly. It turns out Eristalinus megacephalus is of African and Palaearctic distribution, and Eristalinus arvorum is the Oriental version. Pls see my comments in Noel's spotting -

Leana, hands down, your shots are better than mine :D

Thank you PalomadelaVega!

PalomadelaVega 8 years ago

amazin fly!

Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 5, 2012
Submitted on Dec 6, 2012

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