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  Topic: Submission Hoverfly Records -still active ?
robinsects

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PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:46 pm   Subject: Submission Hoverfly Records -still active - Good
Hi Roger

Good to hear Recording Scheme still on-going. Thought, following the publication of the Atlas and the Field Guide, that it might have gone into abeyance. I don't use Facebook so hadn't rea ...
  Topic: Submission Hoverfly Records -still active ?
robinsects

Replies: 3
Views: 3185

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:30 pm   Subject: Submission Hoverfly Records -still active ?
Hi

I am gathering my Hoverfly records to send to Derek Whiteley who is beginning work on a Hoverflies of Derbyshire. Seemed sensible to also send them to the Hoverfly Recording Scheme - but seems t ...
  Topic: For id
robinsects

Replies: 2
Views: 5477

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:18 am   Subject: For id
Hi

I am no expert, so check these IDS, but the first photo looks like Syritta pipiens - female with ovipostor extended. (Note the characteristic swollen hind femurs). The second, I think, is a fema ...
  Topic: Eupeodes nielseni?
robinsects

Replies: 3
Views: 11369

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:05 am   Subject: Eupeodes nielseni?
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3280/2781494959_392608efe2.jpg

Does this view of the face help?
  Topic: Eupeodes nielseni?
robinsects

Replies: 3
Views: 11369

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 5:50 pm   Subject: Eupeodes nielseni?
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3252/2781494563_68f70f226d.jpg

Yorkshire Bridge Villas Gardens
SK28 Derbyshire
20-8-2008

About the size of Eupeodes luniger, for which I originally mistook it. T ...
  Topic: Episyrphus balteatus with dark markings
robinsects

Replies: 6
Views: 14497

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 3:24 am   Subject: Episyrphus balteatus with dark markings
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3136/2942242905_5ed810a3b5.jpg

Besides dark specimens also seeing particulalry glossy ones
  Topic: Id please
robinsects

Replies: 5
Views: 13396

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:45 pm   Subject: Id please
Thanks Roger
  Topic: Id please
robinsects

Replies: 5
Views: 13396

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 1:26 am   Subject: Id please
Thanks Nigel
  Topic: Id please
robinsects

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PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 1:10 am   Subject: Id please
Timz501 ( UK and Irelands Hoverflies - Flickr) suggests

Didea fasciata (male)
P9200395 syrphini dark

The Roughs
Yorkshire Bridge Common
Peak District
20-9-08

Moustache bands on tergites 3 ...
  Topic: Id please
robinsects

Replies: 5
Views: 13396

PostForum: Submit records   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:31 pm   Subject: Id please
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3033/2886702935_4b90007f11.jpg

Syrphini with moustache bands (male)
P9200395 syrphini dark

The Roughs
Yorkshire Bridge Common
Peak District
20-9-08

Bands on ...
  Topic: Melangyna species ID Please
robinsects

Replies: 21
Views: 36854

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2008 5:19 am   Subject: ID
Hi Roger

Your reply was there it just went onto page 2 so it wasnt visible.

Perhaps the answer is to have two different levels of proof for some species, so that sightings could be rated as con ...
  Topic: Melangyna species ID Please
robinsects

Replies: 21
Views: 36854

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:08 am   Subject: Melangyna species ID Please
Hi Roger

Sorry I did not see your reply(s) as I did not realise the comments had overrun onto page 2.

Dont get depressed we are just grinding two different axes - both need sharpening.

My poi ...
  Topic: Melangyna species ID Please
robinsects

Replies: 21
Views: 36854

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:20 pm   Subject: Melangyna species ID Please
Nice set of hoverfly photos Nigel

Spot on focusing.

Interesting to see such a range of Cheilosia species.

Regards

Rob
  Topic: Melangyna species ID Please
robinsects

Replies: 21
Views: 36854

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:48 am   Subject: Melangyna species ID Please
Hi Roger.

No danger of us falling out over this

Accept your point about requiring to capture species impossible to identify from photos. However, my feeling is that more species could be identif ...
  Topic: Melangyna species ID Please
robinsects

Replies: 21
Views: 36854

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:13 am   Subject: Melangyna species ID Please
Hi Roger

Accept what you are saying but find it perverse that the rarer a species is (and therefore the more unlikely its sighting), the more pressure there is to kill it to provide evidence of its ...
 
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