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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 Oct 10, 2015. Captured Oct 7, 2015 14:46 in ulitsa "General Kiril Botev" 24-Е Б, 1404 Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/7.1
  • 1/125s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm