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Chrysotoxum intermedium Chrysotoxum intermedium<br />
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  1. Amazing, you're already spotting hoverflies in February? Posted 4 months ago
    1. Yes! Winter in southern europe, especially i the south where I live, is not harsh in cold temperatures, especially nowadays with climate change, there is almost no rigorous winter. Two weeks ago a cold from front the north made temperatures descend to 3ºc in the night, but only for two or three days. Today is 21ºC where I live. Perfect for early spring species that now are emerging. Cheers, my friend* Posted 4 months ago, modified 4 months ago
      1. Lucky you! That said, here in the north the coming weekend temps will rise to about 12-15ºc, with nights around zero. Not that bad for February. Glad you're starting the season early :) Posted 4 months ago

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''Chrysotoxum intermedium'' is a species of hoverfly. It is found in southern mainland Europe. The larvae are thought to feed on root aphids.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Feb 12, 2019. Captured Feb 11, 2019 13:43.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 50mm