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Hoverfly in flight Great closeup of a hoverfly during flight. Episyrphus balteatus,Marmalade Hoverfly,Nederland,closeup,hoverfly,lifeware,macro Click/tap to enlarge Species intro

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  1. Welcome to JungleDragon, Jeannette, thanks for joining. Love the simplicity and elegance of this photo, keep up the good work! Posted 11 years ago
    1. Thanks! It seems a very nice site to me. Posted 11 years ago
  2. That is great! But so difficult! Posted 11 years ago
    1. Jep, thanks! Posted 11 years ago
  3. Very difficult & Very impressive result !
    I loved !
    Posted 11 years ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 11 years ago

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"Episyrphus balteatus", sometimes called the marmalade hoverfly, is a relatively small hoverfly of the Syrphidae family, widespread throughout the Palaearctic region, which covers Europe, North Asia, and North Africa.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jul 12, 2011. Captured Jul 6, 2011 02:23.
  • NIKON D300
  • ISO200
  • 60mm