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Hoverfly

Notes:

thanks everyone, I have managed to narrow it down with your help, its a hoverfly!




1 species ID suggestions

lori.tas
lori.tas 7 years ago
Drone fly (introduced)

4 Comments

Doryreed
Doryreed 7 years ago

Nice shot. It looks a lot like Eupeodes corollae but I don't know if you get them in Australia. It is a pretty common hoverfly over here. There are several very similar species so to get a 100% ID you need to get it under a microscope usually. :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eupeodes_co...

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 7 years ago

Amazing shot!!

DarrenC
DarrenC 7 years ago

No, i don't think so Christiane.. its way to small for one of them and not agressive in anyway, its only about have the size of a little fingernail

Christiane
Christiane 7 years ago

Paper Wasp???

3158, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.33

Spotted on Jan 23, 2011
Submitted on May 12, 2011

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