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 Episyrphus balteatus,Geotagged,Marmalade Hoverfly,Vietnam,hoverfly Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

    comments (9)

  1. Melangyna viridiceps is an Australian hoverfly. There is no way it is found in Vietnam so I have removed the ID.
    Great macro by the way.
    Posted 3 years ago
    1. ok thanks, I've edited it to "the marmalade hoverfly" Posted 3 years ago
      1. Do you have a photo of the rest of the body to upload? Posted 3 years ago
        1. yeah, I have it, it's exactly like the picture in the information Posted 3 years ago
  2. Wow, great capture. Posted 3 years ago
  3. very, very cool! Posted 3 years ago
  4. Hi Kimm, I was sad that you were not longer available, are you ok? Regards Pampita Posted 10 months ago
    1. yes! That is me, we miss you! What happened? Posted 10 months ago
  5. you can contact me at garfunkel.sylvia@gmail.com

    Posted 10 months 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. The upper side of the abdomen is patterned with orange and black bands. Two further identification characters are the presence of secondary black bands on the third and fourth dorsal plates and faint greyish longitudinal stripes on the thorax. Its color patterns may appear wasp-like.. more

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by pagani91
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By pagani91

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Uploaded Jul 31, 2016. Captured Feb 29, 2012 17:34 in 72 Tôn Đức Thắng, Quốc Tử Giám, Đống Đa, Hà Nội, Vietnam.
  • E-PL1
  • f/1.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO800