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Eristalis_tenax  Eristalis tenax,Geotagged,Netherlands,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Another incredible shot, Mike! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Incredible! Posted 3 years ago
  3. Your insect close-ups are phenomenal! I did my PhD work with Drosophila fruit flies, but I have never seen flies the way you show them - Bravo! Posted 2 years ago

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''Eristalis tenax'' is a European hoverfly, also known as the drone fly. It has been introduced into North America and is widely established.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Mike van Harn
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By Mike van Harn

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Uploaded Sep 24, 2016. Captured Aug 10, 2016 21:51 in Slochter 16, 1654 KD Benningbroek, Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 5DS R
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2s
  • ISO100
  • 65mm