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Merodon equestris - orangy This specimen is slightly more orangy in front Diptera,Merodon,Merodon equestris,Syrphidae Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Merodon equestris - orangy

This specimen is slightly more orangy in front

    comments (4)

  1. Adorable! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks Lisa :o) Shocking: You beat me to fixing the ID :o)) Posted one year ago
      1. I hope you don't mind! I wanted to promote it, so I figured I would add the ID you provided in your title. I wasn't sure if you had forgotten! :) Posted one year ago
        1. No! Please do - the more you ID the less I have to do myself :D (and thanks for promoting ;o) Posted one year ago

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''Merodon equestris'' is a European species of hoverfly . Like other hoverflies it displays a colouration pattern similar to a stinging insect as an evolutionary defense mechanism.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jul 7, 2018.