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hoverfly

Helophilus sp

Description:

A 3 striped, orange/gold colored hoverfly, feeding on pollen.

Habitat:

Adjacent to a small stream. Altitude 1000m.

Notes:

I get a lot of this type of fly, but have never looked closely before. Now I realize that I have a folder full of different species. This is one I photographed in detail today. I will be photographing more species in future. Quality ID references beyond genus level I suspect will be a problem.

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2 Comments

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 6 years ago

I use a Nikon D7000 with a Sigma 105mm macro with vibration reduction, all mounted on a monopod.

Dave

SaswataChowdhury
SaswataChowdhury 6 years ago

amazing macro which camera u used.

Indonesia

Lat: -6.85, Long: 107.58

Spotted on Jan 24, 2013
Submitted on Jan 24, 2013

Spotted for mission

Reference

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