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Wasp mimicking syrphid fly Wasp mimicking syrphid fly - Spilomyia saltuum Bulgaria,Geotagged,Spilomyia saltuum,Syrphidae,Wasp mimicking syrphid fly,diptera,flies,insect,nature Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

    comments (8)

  1. Interesting species, love the way the eyes are colored.
    Very different :)
    Posted 5 years ago
  2. Great find! Posted 5 years ago
  3. Perfect shot! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you Jeremy! Posted 5 years ago
  4. Remarkable mimicry, great shot! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks, Claire! Posted 5 years ago
  5. Splendid capture showing the remarkable eye very well. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you, Ari! Posted 3 years ago

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Remarkable wasp mimicking fly - showing Batesian mimicry.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Aug 31, 2014. Captured Aug 30, 2014 12:56 in Unnamed Road, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm