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Sericomyia lappona?

Sericomyia lappona?


Postby rohan » Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:16 pm

Am I correct in thinking this hoverfly is a Sericomyia lappona)? Apologies for poor photos. This was above Rhidorroch Pine forest near Ullapool.

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Re: Sericomyia lappona?

Postby CharlesT » Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:52 pm

I think you are right there. One of the three species of peat hoverflies found in Britain. Well identified.
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Re: Sericomyia lappona?

Postby rohan » Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:17 pm

Thanks Charles, I thought you or David Main would know.
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