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Sun Fly resting, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands

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    comments (5)

  1. WOW!! Posted 5 months ago
  2. Good one Ferdy Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 5 months ago
  3. Incredible specimen! Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thank you, it's nice and contrasty :) Posted 5 months ago

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''Helophilus pendulus'' is a European hoverfly. Its scientific name means "dangling marsh-lover". It is a very common species in Britain, where it is the commonest ''Helophilus'' species. It is found throughout Europe from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia, westward to the Faroe Islands and Iceland, and through eastward through Russia from the Kola Peninsula south to Crimea and across Siberia to the Pacific Ocean.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 8, 2021. Captured Jul 18, 2021 13:55.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO125
  • 50mm