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Hoverfly

Asarkina cf. salvia

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 10 months ago
Hoverfly
Asarkina cf. salvia Hoverfly | Project Noah
horse-fly
Tabanidae sp. Horse-fly - Wikipedia


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3 Comments

Raksha
Raksha 10 months ago

Thank you Ornithoptera80 and Bayucca:)

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 10 months ago

I would agree with you bayucca on the ID

bayucca
bayucca 10 months ago

Looks for me more like a Syrphidae than Tabaniae.
I suggest Asarkina sp. (some are now Didaeopsis sp.?) and possibly Asarkina salvia, but I am not really familiar with Diptera, so, I cannot go down to species level on a safe base.
https://indiabiodiversity.org/observatio...

Raksha
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Kerala, India

Spotted on Aug 13, 2019
Submitted on Aug 13, 2019

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