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Syrphus vitripennis female?

 
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swanandprasad



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:18 pm    Post subject: Syrphus vitripennis female? Reply with quote

ID check appreciated
I think the eye hairs of torvus would be visible with this high a resolution photo.


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prasad
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Roger K.A. Morris



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm afraid female torvus sometimes completely lack eye hairs and those that are there are difficult to detect even under the right lighting. so I would go no further than Syrphus sp.
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swanandprasad



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks so much for all those id's, Roger.
I don't feel too humiliated.
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