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''Eristalis pertinax'' is a European hoverfly, also known as the drone fly. Like ''Eristalis tenax'', the larva of ''E. pertinax'' is a rat-tailed maggot and lives in drainage ditches, pools around manure piles, sewage, and similar places containing water badly polluted with organic matter.

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

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Uploaded Mar 6, 2015. Captured Sep 28, 2014 12:14 in Unnamed Road, Bulgaria.